June 24, 2019 01:28 PM NPT
By: Pratik Rana
KATHMANDU, June 24: A group of Japan-based Nepali professionals organized the fourth Nepal-Japan dialogue series recently in Tokyo.
According to the organizer, the main objective of the dialogue series was to hold interaction between Nepali and Japanese professionals on various issues including infrastructure development, agricultural development, medicine and information and communication technology, and make recommendations to the Nepal Government on the same issues.
The first such dialogue series was held in August last year. Each dialogue series covered a specific sector of development in Nepal. The first series was held to discuss infrastructure development, the second series focused on agricultural development, the third series covered medicine and public healthcare system, and the fourth dialogue series focused on information and communication technology.
During the aforementioned four series, Japanese professionals and volunteers shared their expertise and experience while working in Nepal, according to a press release issued by the organizer. 80 Nepali and Japanese professionals including officials from the Nepali Embassy in Tokyo attended in each dialogue series.
Meanwhile, a 23-page report containing the recommendations of aforementioned four dialogues series was handed over to Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokhrel and Vice-Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology Sunil Babu Shrestha during their visit to Japan. Receiving the dialogue series report Minister Pokhrel and Vice-Chancellor Shrestha appreciated the efforts made by the Nepali professionals.