British State Minister intensifies discussion

KATHMANDU: Visiting British Minister of State for International Development, Alan Duncan, called on Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai at the Prime Minister’s Office, Singhadurbar today.

During the meeting, discussions were held regarding the bilateral relations, assistance and mutual interests.

On the occasion, the Prime Minister informed British Minister Duncan about Nepal’s political situation and efforts made for political consensus.

During the meeting, Duncan had asked the Prime Minster about the efforts made for peace building and political stability in Nepal.

Duncan also expressed commitment to increasing assistance to Nepal by the UK government.

The British Minister informed the Prime Minister that the UK government was ready to extend support especially in the sector of disaster management.

Talking to journalists after the meeting, Mr Duncan told journalists that discussions were held regarding bilateral relations and mutual interests.

He said the UK Government wants to see political and economic stability in Nepal.

Earlier this afternoon, Duncan also held discussions with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar.

On the occasion, Duncan also visited the National Disaster Management Center located on the premises of Ministry of Home Affairs. RSS

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