Dahal urges World Bank to invest in Nepal’s priority areas

Nepal Communist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal meets World Bank’s Country Manager Faris Hadad-Zervos, in Lalitpur, on Thursday, July 12, 2018.

Kathmandu, July 12

Nepal Communist Party Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged World Bank representatives to consider investment in Nepal’s highly prioritised sectors, stating that Nepal has already paved its path towards economic prosperity.

Dahal said so during a meeting with the World Bank’s Country Manager Faris Hadad-Zervos at his residence in Lalitpur today.

According to Dahal’s Secretariat, the former Prime Minister mentioned that it was a golden time for the country to make economic stride following the political stability achieved in 70 years.

Stating that he was expecting further support, recommendations and cooperation in Nepal’s economic agenda, Dahal explained,”We will determine our priorities and our priorities remain in the development works that the people could relate to.”

According to him, mega hydropower projects and tourism were among the top priorities that Nepal has set.

On the occasion, the World Bank’s Country Director expressed his happiness over the political stability achieved in Nepal. Stating that the World Bank had experienced economic development of many countries, Zervos was confident that those experiences would be useful to Nepal.

Zervos reaffirmed, “We will focus on infrastructure development and we will work under the government. Your progress is our achievement.”


Published on July 12th, Thursday, 2018 1:31 PM

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