Chandra Yonzon Attends Inaugural Consuls-General Program in Kathmandu

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Hon. Consul General, Chandra Yonzon, joined over 40 Nepalese honorary consuls, consuls and consuls-general for the Foreign Ministry’s promoting Nepal program held at Annapurna Hotel, Kathmandu on 26-27 June 2019. The two-day program was the first of its kind aimed at providing Nepalese representatives internationally with insight into various aspects of economic diplomacy including trade, investment, tourism and foreign employment.

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Foreign Affairs Minister, Rt. Hon. Pradeep Gyawali, discussed Nepal’s recent achievements in political and socio-economic development. Hon. Gyawali advised the further promotion of Nepal’s economic diplomacy in line with the national campaign of ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali,’ and the development priorities of the Nepalese government.

 

Participants at the program received a collective telephone call from Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. K. P. Sharma Oli, in which Prime Minister Oli extended appreciation for representatives’ contributions made towards the cause of Nepal and Nepalese people. PM Oli urged representatives to focus their efforts on promoting Nepal as an attractive destination for tourism and foreign investment.

Representatives said they were ready to support the government’s economic development program by bringing more investment. Consul General Yonzon expressed his happiness at the opportunity to attend the program and exchanged views on how to better promote Nepal’s interests abroad.