UK officials arrive in Nepal

Published On: June 7, 2016 04:39 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 7: UK Foreign & Commonwealth Permanent Under-Secretary Sir Simon McDonald and the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID) Permanent Secretary Mark Lowcock arrived in Nepal on Tuesday on an official visit. 

The British Embassy in a statement said that their visit occurs as Nepal and UK are celebrating 200 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

During their visit, McDonald and Lowcock will discuss bilateral and international issues with senior government officials including the prime minister, Foreign Minister, and Finance Minister. 

“They will also meet with a wide range of people from business and politics to discuss issues that are important to both countries,” reads the statement.


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