KATHMANDU, March 15 -- President Bidya Devi Bhandari is returning home today afternoon after participating in the high-level event on 'Women in Power' organized by the President of the United Nations General Assembly.

The president was seen off at the John F. Kennedy International Airport by Ambassador of Nepal to the United States Arjun Kumar Karki, and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, Amrit Bahadur Rai.

Earlier on Thursday, the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the UN organized a side event entitled 'Empowering Women through Social Protection: A Case of Nepal' in the margins of the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) at the UN Headquarters.

Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen,...