By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, Mar. 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Narayan Khadka on Tuesday left for Turkey to participate in the Antalya Diplomacy Forum going to be held from March 11 to 13. He is visiting the European nation at the invitation of Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said in a statement. He is scheduled to share panels with participating foreign ministers in two separate sessions titled 'Democratic Governance and Security' and 'Asia Anew: For a Sustained Regional Growth' on March 12. Over 50 foreign ministers together with a cross-section of policy makers and experts are attending the event. The theme for this year’s annual Forum is ‘Recoding Diplomacy’.
FM Dr. Khadka will meet with officials of NRN-Turkey and Nepali entrepreneurs based in Istanbul on Wednesday to discuss business opportunities and challenges as well as problems faced by Nepali diaspora.
According to the MoFA, he is holding interactive sessions with members of Economic Chambers in Istanbul and Antalya. On the sidelines of the forum, Dr. Khadka will hold a bilateral meeting with his Turkish counterpart. He will also meet with foreign ministers of difference countries.