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11th meeting of Joint Commission between Nepal, EU scheduled on November 8

KATHMANDU: The 11th meeting of the Joint Commission between Nepal and the European Union (EU) is scheduled to be held in Kathmandu on November 8.
Foreign Secretary of Nepal Shanker Das Bairagi and Deputy Managing Director for Asia and the Pacific of the European External Action Service (EEAS) of the EU, Paola Pampaloni will lead their respective delegations to the meeting. The two sides will take stock of overall aspects of the bilateral relations between Nepal and the European Union including cooperation in the regional and multilateral issues of mutual interests, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prior to this, the delegation on Thursday met separately with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s Foreign Affairs advisor, Dr Rajan Bhattarai and Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, and is scheduled to call on Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on November 8.
Earlier on Wednesday, the delegation held talks separately with Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit and Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada.
On Thursday, the 3rd meeting of the Sub-Commission on Development Cooperation between Nepal and the European Union was held in the Ministry. The meeting exchanged views on the whole spectrum of the ongoing development cooperation between Nepal and the EU. The meeting also discussed the future course of action for the enhanced level of partnership and increasing the effectiveness of the development cooperation.

Published Date: Thursday, November 7th, 2019 | 08:42 AM

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