Foreign Minister Pradip Kumar Gyawali inaugurated a hybrid workshop on ‘Nepal’s Contribution to UN Peacekeeping’ organised by the Consortium of South Asian Think-Tanks (COSATT), Institute of South Asian Studies (Singapore) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation on April 19 in Kathmandu. The workshop brought together security and strategic affairs experts including serving and retired army and police senior officers. Prof. C. Raja Mohan, Director of ISAS, Christian Echle, Director of Political Dialogue Asia Programme of KAS and Dr. Nishchal N. Pandey, Convener of COSATT spoke at the inaugural session. Lt. Gen. (retd.)Balananda Sharma, MP Nawaraj Silwal, Executive Director of Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) Rajesh Shrestha, former ambassador Dinesh Bhattarai and strategic affairs expert Chiran Jung Thapa gave presentations on the issues and challenges facing Nepal’s peacekeeping operations.