NPC vice-chairman stresses on actions to transform SDGs into reality

Posted on: July 19, 2017 | views: 100

National Planning Commission (NPC) vice-chairman Dr. Min Bahadur Shrestha has delivered Nepal’s national statement at the plenary meeting of the 2017 High-Level Political Forum being held at the United Nations Headquarters from 10 to 19 July 2017. He is the head of Nepali delegation.


In his statement, the Vice-Chairman highlighted the need to focus on actions that bring qualitative differences in the lives of people as we embark on turning the transformative SDGs into reality.

While saying that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development enjoys strong underpinnings of the country’s Constitution itself, Vice-Chairman Shrestha underlined Nepal’s policy initiatives for mainstreaming and localizing SDGs into its national plans and programmes immediately after the adoption of the Agenda, Nepal's Permanent Mission to the United Nations stated in a press release.