President Paudel requests Qatari Emir for helping Joshi's release


Kathmandu, April 23: President Ramchandra Paudel has requested Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar for his help in the release of Nepali student Bipin Joshi, who has gone missing since the attack by Hamas in Israel.     

President Paudel made this request during a bilateral meeting held with the Qatari Emir at Rastrapati Bhawan Sheetal Niwas earlier this afternoon.     

At the cordial invitation of President Paudel, Emir Al Thani of Qatar arrived here this afternoon on a two-day state visit to Nepal.     

On the occasion, President Paudel said that Bipin's release was a matter of interest and concern and urged the Emir of Qatar to take initiative for his release, according to Kiran Pokharel, the President's Press Advisor.     

In response, the Emir of Qatar said that he had taken some initiative on the matter in the past and that he would take further initiatives in this regard.     

Bipin Joshi, a Nepali student in Israel, remains missing following the attack in Israel by Hamas on October 7, 2023. (RSS)

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