Sagarmatha Sambaad - Nepal invited Indian Prime Minister and Prime Minister of Pakistan along with other heads of state for Sagarmatha dialogue on “ Climate Change, Mountains and Future of Humanity”.
- It is the first-ever multi-stakeholder dialogue event in Nepal’s recent history. It will be held on 2nd to 4th April in Kathmandu.
- This year climate change will be discussed during the dialogue to appeal to the international community in mitigating the impact of climate change.
- The dialogue aimed to ensure greater participation of people from different walks of life including Nepal’s development partners, civil society, the private sector, and the academic field in dialogues and discussions.
- To discuss issues of regional and worldwide concerns facing Nepal and environmental, economic, socio-cultural and good governance issues on a regular basis.
- To contribute to the promotion of common understanding about the issues and seek ways of resolving them.
- It will highlight Nepal’s ability to assert its point of view before the global audience.
- Sagarmatha dialogue can serve as a platform for bilateral interaction among leaders from various countries.
- Breaking the Ice: India and Pakistan have caught up in the cycle of hostility and it had prevented Islamabad from hosting the SAARC summit in 2016. India and Pakistan have caught up in the cycle of hostility and it had prevented Islamabad from hosting the SAARC summit in 2016.
- With this event, Nepal aims to build the event as a global and regional diplomatic venue.
- Nepal’s contribution to world peace: 'Sagarmatha Dialogue' is expected to be helpful to inform the international community about Nepal's contribution to global peace.
About Sagarmatha National Park: Recognized as a world heritage site in 1979.
Mount Sagarmatha (Everest; 8,848 m) and an elevation range of 6,000 m Sagarmatha National Park (SNP) covers an area of 124,400 hectares in the Solu-Khumbu district of Nepal.
Several rare species, such as the snow leopard and the lesser panda, are found in the park. The presence of the Sherpas, with their unique culture, adds further interest to this site.
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