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Kathmandu hosts Asia Pacific summit

The Nepal government has thrown a security blanket across the country’s capital city for the Asia Pacific (APAC) Summit in the city from November 30 to December 3. It is the second summit in Nepal in 2018, after the BIMSTEC summit in August.

Dec 1, 2018
 
KATHMANDU: The Nepal government has thrown a security blanket across the country’s capital city for the Asia Pacific (APAC) Summit in the city from November 30 to December 3. It is the second summit in Nepal in 2018, after the BIMSTEC summit in August.
 
Among the leaders who have come are Myanmarese State Councillor Aung Suu Kyi and Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen, besides Philippines Vice-President Leni Robredo.
 
The Nepal government and its parliament are co-hosting the summit, attended by heads of state and government, lawmakers, businessmen and leaders of civil society of the Asia Pacific region.
 
APAC will focus on peace processes, conflict, climate change, good governance, along with strengthening marriage and family system, alongside supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
 
The Nepal Army and 3,500 police personnel will ensure the security of dignitaries attending the summit, reports the Kathmandu Post. 

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