Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal of Nepal is poised to lead the Nepali delegation to the 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference, a global environmental summit, is slated to take place from November 30 to December 12.
Departure and Delegation
PM Dahal, his daughter Ganga Dahal, and a high-ranking delegation, including the Minister of Forests and Environment Birendra Mahato, are scheduled to depart for Dubai at 9:30 pm on November 29. The delegation represents a blend of political leadership and environmental stewardship, symbolizing Nepal's commitment to the cause.
Call of the Mountain
While at COP28, PM Dahal is programmed to give a speech on December 2. He will further host a program named 'Call of the Mountain: Who saves us from the climate crisis?' The program aims to raise Nepal's voice on climate change and propagate the mountain agenda in the COP negotiation process, highlighting the unique challenges faced by mountainous regions.
Bilateral Talks and Global Engagement
PM Dahal is also expected to engage in bilateral talks during the conference, indicating Nepal's intent to foster stronger international relations and partnership on climate change. All details regarding PM Dahal's participation and the conference dynamics have been provided by the PM's Secretariat office, reinforcing the transparency and openness of the government's involvement in global environmental issues.