PM Oli embarks on official visit to UK


KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached London, the capital of the United Kingdom, today in course of an official visit to the UK.

He is visiting UK at the invitation of UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Minister of State for the Armed Forces of the UK, Mark Lancaster, welcomed Prime Minister Oli when he arrived at Heathrow Airport in London from Geneva, Switzerland on Monday night.

Nepal’s ambassador to the UK Durga Bahadur Subedi and officials at the Nepali Embassy in London were also on hand to receive the PM. The Prime Minister is scheduled to hold bilateral meeting with the British counterpart May today.

The PM is also meeting with members of the British Royal Family. The parliamentary group looking at Nepal affairs in the British parliament will organize a reception in PM Oli’s honour. The office-holders of the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), UK chapter, the representatives of the Ex-Gurkha Servicemen’s Organisation and the office-bearers of the Emigrant Nepali Forum will also be meeting with the Prime Minister at the Nepali embassy today.