US Acting Assistant Secretary for Global Public Affairs Trudeau arriving on WednesdayDuring the visit, the US official will hold meetings with minority group activists, media contacts, and Embassy exchange program alumni.
United States Acting Assistant Secretary for Global Public Affairs Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau is arriving in Nepal on Wednesday.
The US Department of State, issuing a statement on Tuesday, said that besides Nepal, Trudeau will travel to the United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic from September 28-October 9, 2022.
“Her 12-day trip will prioritise working with US diplomatic missions on policy and messaging priorities, including countering disinformation from Russia and the People’s Republic of China, ongoing US support to the people of Afghanistan, social equity, media freedom, and climate,” the statement reads.
During her visit Trudeau will meet with government officials and civil society organisations, foreign media outlets and press, influencers, students, journalists, and US public diplomacy sections.
As per the statement, in Nepal, Trudeau will hold meetings with minority group activists, media contacts, and Embassy exchange program alumni for roundtable discussions on disinformation and the media's role in a democracy.
“She will also tour Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) sites in Kathmandu,” read the statement.