By Our Reporter
At the invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Dr Karin Kneissl, Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Republic of Austria is paying an official visit to Nepal from February 21-23.
The two foreign ministers will lead their respective countries at a delegation level talks scheduled on February 22. Following the talks, Foreign Minister Gyawali will host a luncheon in honor of his Austrian counterpart.
The visiting Austrian foreign minister will pay courtesy call to Prim Minister KP Sharma Oli the same day. She will participate in a talk organized by Institute of Foreign Affairs on ‘Sixty years of Nepal Austria partners: energy, regional and global trends’ and articulate Austria’s perspective.
In honor of the official visit to Nepal by Austrian foreign minister, Austrian ambassador to Nepal Brigitte and Honorary Consul of Austria Rajesh Babu Shrestha will host reception.
A 13 member Austrian delegation comprises of five journalists among other dignitaries from ministry of foreign affairs.