MGIMO Rector Welcomes Foreign Minister of Nepal

MGIMO Rector Welcomes Foreign Minister of Nepal

26 November 2019

November 26th, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal Gyawali Pradeep Kumar came to MGIMO, where he met with the leadership of the University and delivered a lecture to students specialized in Southern Asia.

The guest was accompanied on his visit to MGIMO by the Ambassador of Nepal to Russia Ghimire Rishi Ram, the first Deputy Foreign Minister of Nepal Bairagi Shanker Das and other representatives of the Foreign Ministry and Nepalese diplomatic mission.

The meeting was attended on MGIMO’s side by Vice-Rector A. Malgin, the Head of the Department of World Economy N. Galisheva, the Head of the Department of Indo-Iranian and African Languages E. Gladkova and the Associate Professor of the Department N. Melekhina. During the meeting, the sides discussed among other topics, the economic training of MGIMO students and the teaching of oriental languages.

During his lecture, Minister Gyavali Pradeep Kumar covered a wide array of topics including the foreign and domestic policy of Nepal, the country’s economic development, tourist flows and the rise in foreign investments in the country.

The Minister spoke about the friendly relations between Nepal and Russia, which have for foundations mutual respect and trust. The guest also expressed hope that the Russian-Nepalese partnership will expand further yet and answered questions from the audience.

The Head of the International Department Egor Andreev moderated the discussions.

— See the MGIMO web-site for russian version