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PM Deuba, MCC VP Sumar discuss MCC

2021 Sep 11, 7:06, Kathmandu
File photo: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba with Vice President of the MCC project Fatema Sumar. Source: PM Sher Bahadur Deuba Twitter

A meeting has been held between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Vice President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Fatema Sumar in Kathmandu yesterday.

The duo is said to have discussed the MCC compact with Nepal. The meeting focused on the MCC compact wherein Nepal would receive Rs 55 billion in grants from the US government for constructing various projects in the country and opportunities towards transforming Nepal's economy, said the Ministry of Finance.

The Ministry is scheduled to share details in this regard on Saturday morning. Sumar is in Kathmandu as part of assessing the progress of the project.

As part of this, she, on Friday, met with Chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' and Minister for Energy, Hydropower and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal and discussed the project. She also met with leaders of the ruling Nepali Congress.

Earlier, she held talks with Chairperson of the CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal, CPN UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli, and former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai. 


Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Fatema Sumar Millennium Challenge Corporation Finance Ministry Pushpa Kamal Dahal Madhav Kumar Nepal KP Sharma Oli Pampha Bhusal
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