Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Rajendra Prasad Lingden, and British Ambassador to Nepal, Nicola Pollitt, held a meeting on Friday.
During the meeting, the issues of bilateral relations and interests were discussed. DPM Lingden reminded the UK is the most reliable development partner of Nepal and it had provided assistance to Nepal during crisis.
DPM Lingden shared that present government had prioritized national unity, good governance and effective service delivery. He also hoped the British government would continue its assistance to the Nepal government.
The DPM also urged the British Ambassador to take initiative to solve the problems facing ex-British Gurkha army. On the occasion, Ambassador Pollitt said the British government was eager to extend assistance in the consumption of Nepal’s energy, for which further cooperation would be built with the bodies under the Energy Ministry.
Similarly, she said the British government was ready for facilitating production of renewable energy and its trade. Pollitt reminded that strengthening of energy related institutions was assisted by the UK, she added. (RSS)