Finance Minister Sharma holds meeting with World Bank's Vice-President Martin

Published On: October 14, 2022 11:11 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 14: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged the World Bank to place Nepal on priority in its several initiatives such as conservation of the mountainous region, economic revival of rural areas and green corridor along river banks. 

Finance Minister Sharma made the request during a meeting held with the World Bank's Vice-President for South Asia Martin Reiser in Washington DC on Thursday. On the occasion, matters related to the progress of the programme run by the World Bank were discussed, according to the Embassy of Nepal in Washington DC. 

Separately, Finance Secretary Krishna Hari Pushkar held a meeting with Vice-President of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)'s Compact Operation Department Cameron Alford. 

On the occasion, the two discussed the issue of timely completing the MCC project in Nepal. Also present at the meeting were MCC central office officials including Co-Chair of MCC for Europe, Asia, Pacific and Latin America Jonathan Brooks.


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