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US ambassador meets Energy Minister Bhusal


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 09, 20:04, Kathmandu
File photo: Randy Berry (US Ambassador to Nepal) Source: US Embassy in Nepal website

US Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry called on Minister for Energy and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal at the latter’s office in Singha Durbar today. According to the secretariat of the Minister, both held discussions on matters of bilateral relations and mutual benefit.

On the occasion, Ambassador Berry shared that the US was providing financial and technical support to the energy sector of Nepal and will be continued in the days to come. Ambassador also opined to further work together in the areas of climate change adding the US was active in human resources development through multilateral cooperation.

He also urged Minister Bhusal to forward the MCC project as it was an important bid in the development of the energy sector in Nepal. He further shared that the US was ready to clarify every issue regarding the MCC as it had only the purpose of skill and knowledge transfer in the domain.

In response, Minister Bhusal extended thanks to the US for its support to the development endeavours of Nepal and even in tough times caused by the disasters. She also said that the MCC project will be accepted in the interest of the State and people. She said that the party, government, and the parliament will decide on MCC and discussions would be held at the appropriate times to this end.

She also said that all should be united in resolving the issues surfaced by climate change adding that the US government’s decision on climate change was benefiting the world.  

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US Ambassador Randy Berry Emergy Minister Pampha Bhusal Singha Durbar bilateral relations Mutual Benefit climate change MCC Project
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