KATHMANDU, March 12 -- President Bidya Devi Bhandari has reached New York on Monday evening leading a Nepali delegation to attend a High-Level event 'Women in Power' on March 12.

The event will be hosted by Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, the president of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, on the occasion of the 63rdSession of the Commission on Status of Women (CSW-63).

Last night, the president attended a welcome dinner hosted by President of the General Assembly, together with Kersti Kaljulaid, president of Estonia; Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, president of Croatia; Paula-Mae Weekes, president of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; and other women leaders who are in New York to attend event.

On Monday evening, the president was ...