Kantipur Conclave kicks off todayThe two-day event will see experts from various fields discuss diverse issues.
Kantipur Conclave, an annual calendar event of Kantipur Media Group, will commence on Saturday.
The third edition of the Conclave is expected to be bigger and better, the organisers said. The event resumes after being suspended in 2021 due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Themed ‘Beyond Expectations, Beyond Boundaries’, the two-day event will bring renowned personalities in various sectors together to discuss a range of national and international issues.
The conclave will have nine sessions: five on the first day and four on the second—in English (on the first day) and Nepali (second).
The event will kick off with opening remarks by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Former National Security Adviser of India Shivshankar Menon and former Chief Election Commissioner Bhojraj Pokharel are keynote speakers on the first day.
Development economist Prof Dr Mahendra P Lama and former vice chairman of the National Planning Commission Dr Swarnim Wagle are the speakers on the topic ‘Geopolitics and Economic Diplomacy’ (Bhurajniti ra artha kutniti) in the second day’s opening session.
Former prime minister KP Sharma Oli is the speaker for the closing session, where he will be speaking on ‘Policy, Order and Politics’ (Niti Thiti ra Rajniti).
Information on all panels, panellists and timings is available at kantipurconclave.com