Monday, November 9, 2020

Nepal, Denmark held bilateral consultation mechanism meeting

 The second meeting of Nepal-Denmark Bilateral Consultation Mechanism (BCM) is held through video conferencing today.

According to the Foreign Ministry, the meeting dwelt on matters relating to bilateral relations and cooperation at the regional and multilateral levels between Nepal and Denmark.

“The two sides exchanged views on recent developments in both the countries,” a press note reads, adding that both the countries stressed the importance of the exchange of high-level visits, while encouraging economic partnerships including in trade, investment, technology transfer, renewable energy and tourism sectors. “The two sides will continue to enhance cooperation in culture, education and people to people contacts.”

Both sides underscored the importance of cooperation on matters of common interest such as climate change, the press note reads. “During the meeting, they also shared views on the challenges posed by Covid-19 and on the measures adopted by the two governments to mitigate them.”

Joint Secretary of Europe and the Americas Division at the Foreign Ministry Nirmal Raj Kafle and director for Asia, Latin America and Oceania at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Thomas Lehmann led their respective delegations to the meeting. “Ambassador of Nepal to Denmark Yuba Nath Lamsal also took part in the meeting from the Nepali side.”

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