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World Bank's VP for South Asia Region pays a courtesy call to PM

2023 Jun 09, 20:12, Kathmandu
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World Bank's Vice-President for the South Asia Region, Martin Raiser, paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Dahal recalled Nepal's six-decade-long collaboration with World Bank and discussed climate-related challenges facing Nepal in the development process and the possibility of green development.

He extended gratitude to World Bank for its role in Nepal's economic and social development mainly in financial management for the development of hydropower.

PM Dahal thanked the WB for its coordinative efforts to collect financial resources for the Upper Arun Hydropower Project. He mentioned that not only Nepal but neighboring countries India and Bangladesh would also be benefitted from Nepal's hydropower development as well as the region.

According to him, entire people across the globe would be benefitted once the impact of climate change is reduced with the development of green and clean energy. The discussion was underway with Bangladesh to collaborate in the hydropower development of Nepal, he added.

During the meeting, Vice-President Martin said the WB was always ready to provide support for Nepal's economic and social developments. He suggested Nepal government that it utilized available means and resources optimally.

Martin further expressed commitment that the WB would always be active to join hands in the improvement sectors.



World Bank Vice-president South Asia region Martin Raiser Courtesy Call PM Dahal
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