Member church celebration, humanitarian and development work and interfaith relations are part of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) General Secretary’s visit to Nepal from 13-19 September 2018.

Program highlights include his participation in the 75th anniversary celebration of the Nepal Evangelical Lutheran Church, an LWF member church, and visits to the LWF humanitarian work. These include a Bhutanese refugee camp in Eastern Nepal, and a village in Kavre district, where LWF has been supporting the local population with humanitarian aid and reconstruction after the devastating earthquake in 2015.

During the visit, the general secretary will meet with His Excellency, the Prime Minister of Nepal Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli. meetings are also scheduled with ecumenical and interfaith partners. Among them are the United Nations and Islamic Relief Worldwide, with whom LWF has been coordinating the earthquake response and development work in the country.