Kathmandu, February 3
The United Kingdom has assured the government of Nepal that it would continue helping Nepal graduate to the status of a developing country.
In a meeting with Health and Population Minister Padam Giri on Friday, the British Ambassador to Nepal Nicola Pollitt said the British government would bring new programmes to Nepal to help Nepal achieve the developing country graduation target by the deadline of 2026.
She also said her government would also fund the retrofitting of Bhaktapur Hospital and Paschimanchal Hospital.
During the meeting, Health Minister Giri thanked the ambassador for the support Nepal received during the time of the Covid pandemic.
He also expected support from the British government for the implementation of the Nepal Health Sector Strategic Plan.