IFRC General Secretary Chapagain arriving on four-day visit

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) General Secretary Jagan Chapagain will be arriving here Saturday on a four-day visit to Nepal. This will be his second visit to Nepal after he assumed the post of IFRC General Secretary.

During the visit, he will take stock of the affairs of IFRC Nepal and the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS). In addition to this, he will meet the top political leaders to discuss the contemporary issues.

It is said he will attend an ambulance handover ceremony in which the IFRC is handing 30 new and 15 upgraded ambulances to the Nepal Red Cross Society. Chapagain is also scheduled to attend a programme to publish the IFRC ‘Global Disaster Report’.

The IFRC which is considered the largest humanitarian network handed 10 double-cabin pick-up vehicles to NRCS in 2022.

Chapagain, with extensive experience in the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement , has been in the IFRC key post since February 1, 2020. (RSS)