Minister for Commerce and Supplies Lekh Raj Raj Bhatta has reached Geneva leading the Nepali delegation to take part in the eighth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
The three-day Conference will kick off on Thursday.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations and Other International Organisations Dr Dinesh Bhattarai and other officials of the Permanent Mission of Nepal in Geneva received the Nepali delegation at the Geneva International Airport.
Accompanied by Secretary Purushowttam Ojha and the representatives of private sector, Minister Bhatta had left Kathmandu yesterday night.
Minister Bhatta is set to address the Conference on Saturday, December 17. He will also participate in the SAARC Trade Ministers’ Meeting as well as the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Ministers’ Meeting during his sojourn. Also, he will also hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts from different countries on the sidelines of the Conference.