EU Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen meets PM Dahal

Jutta Urpilainen
(L-R) PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Commissioner for the International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen

Kathmandu, February 8

The European Union’s Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen has arrived in Nepal in course of her one-day official visit.

During the visit, she is scheduled to hold high-level meetings with Nepali officials and inaugurate various projects initiated by the European Union.

She met Dahal and spoke about strengthening the EU’s partnership with Nepal and engaging on matters of common geopolitical interest.

The EU has said that it is positive about boosting smart, clean and secure links in digital, energy and transport sectors and strengthening health, education and research systems across the world while presenting its Global Gateway strategy.

It has also prioritised assistance for Nepal’s green economy, human development index and good governance promotion.

During the visit, commissioner Urpilainen visited Human Milk Bank at the Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital and renew the EU’s commitment to the Multi-Sector Nutrition Programme of the Government (supported by the EU, Germany and UNICEF).

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