Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who went on a official visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and to the Kingdom of Cambodia on May 9, is returning back to Nepal today.
Prime Minister was accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali, along with the team. Prime Minister visit team will be arriving in the country today’s evening.
Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) has published Notice To Airman (NOTAM) on the VVIP arrival. The airport has published NOTAM for 13:05-13:45 UTC (local time: 6:50 pm to 7:30 pm).
The Prime Minister visit had two important aspects: mainly for official reasons on behalf of Nepal government, and to inform the global community about Buddha’s teachings and their relevance in today’s world amidst a gathering of representatives from 112 countries.
The visit to Vietnam also prompted to direct flight between Nepal and Vietnam. The joint statement (Memorandum of Understanding) published during Prime Minister KP Oli’s visit to Vietnam mentioned about revising Air service agreement (ASA) with Vietnam.
Currently, there are no direct flights between the 2 countries.
PM Oli held a meeting with the President of National Assembly of Cambodia Heng Samrin at Cambodia’s parliament and discussed contemporary political, bilateral and parliamentary affairs of both countries.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Chief Advisor of the Prime Minister Bishnu Prasad Rimal, Foreign Affairs Advisor Rajan Bhattarai, secretaries at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, and Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, along with other delegates were also present at the meeting.
Nepal Airlines had made possibility study on flight to new destination which included Vietnam. Nepal has also made Air Serivce Agreement with other 39 countries as well.