Kathmandu: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech in the Reykjavík Global Forum taking place in Reykjavík, Iceland, on 8-10 November 2022.
President Bhandari is leaving for Iceland tomorrow to attend the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders, co-hosted by Women Political Leaders (WPL), the Government of Iceland, and the Parliament of Iceland, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Women Political Leaders (WPL) has decided to confer this year the prestigious WPL Trailblazer Award on President Bhandari. The Award is presented to incumbent and former women Presidents and Prime Ministers in recognition of the achievements of the leading women politicians.
During the visit, President is scheduled to receive the Award and deliver an acceptance speech. Nepali delegation accompanying the President will include senior officials from the Office of the President and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. President Bhandari will return to Nepal on 12 November, 2022.