Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to visit Scotland leading the Nepali delegation to participate in the 26th World Leaders Summit on Climate Change.
The Summit is going to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from October 31 to November 12.
A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Monday took a decision to this effect. Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, making the decisions public, informed about Prime Minister’s visit to Scotland.
The Cabinet meeting held today decided to form a Nepali delegation led by Prime Minister Deuba to participate in the Summit and the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).
The Summit will be attended by world leaders including US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
COP-26 aims to address the global climate crisis. It is said that 20,000 to 25,000 high level dignitaries will participate in the conference.
Similarly, the Cabinet meeting decided to award the members of the Nepali national football team who became the runner-up in the SAFF Championship held in Maldives. As per the decision, all the players will be provided Rs. 500,000 in cash while the coaches will be given Rs. 300,000 as incentives.
The Cabinet meeting has granted public holiday only to Muslim community people on Tuesday (October 19) on the occasion of 1496th birth anniversary of Mohammad Paigambar, the founder of Islam religion.
Likewise, the Cabinet meeting endorsed the visit of Minister for Labour, Employment, and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha to participate in the 6th Consultative Ministerial level meeting of Abudhabi Dialogue.
Minister Karki said that the government had given permission to different ministries to approve various numbers of temporary vacancies for different projects and programmes.
The government has also endorsed Economic Procedure and Financial Liabilities Regulation (first amendment) 2078.
Source : TRN,