Prime Minister Meets EU President

Sep 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Nepal

After wrapping up his week-long hectic schedule in the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today reached Brussels, Belgium.

In Brussels, the Headquarters of the European Union, PM Koirala held a meeting with the European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and discussed various aspects of Nepal-EU relations.

He appreciated EU’s continued support for development and the peace process in Nepal and urged the EU President to increase EU’s development support in infrastructure development as well, said an official at the Embassy of Nepal in Brussels.

PM Koirala also interacted with representatives of various Nepalese Associations and Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) based in Brussels and appreciated their contribution in Nepal’s national development.

As he had done in the US, Koirala urged Nepalis living in Europe to return home and apply the skills learned there for the development of Nepal saying that the country was heading towards lasting peace, stability and economic progress, said the PM’s Press Coordinator Prakash Adhikari.

The Prime Minister also held a meeting with Nepali Ambassadors and Heads of Missions based in Europe and Israel at the residence of the Nepali Ambassador to Belgium.

Ambassador to Belgium Ram Mani Pokharel, Ambassador to Denmark Mukti Bhatta, Ambassador to Israel Pralhad Prasai and Chiefs of Missions at the Nepali Embassies in UK, France and Germany were present.

PM Koirala, along with some of his delegates, had left New York for Belgium yesterday evening. Upon arrival, Ambassador to Belgium Pokhrel and other officials received him at Brussels airport.

PM Koirala is set to leave Brussels on Wednesday and is scheduled to touch down in Kathmandu on Thursday.

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