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Germany Eyes Parliamentary Cooperation With Nepal

Germany said the visit has strengthened Nepal-Germany parliamentary ties further



Germany Eyes Parliamentary Cooperation With Nepal

Exactly a day after signing double taxation agreement with Bangladesh, here comes another bilateral deal for Nepal!

A parliamentarian delegation from Bundestag (the German House of Representatives) was on a
five-day official visit to Nepal during March 1-5, 2019.

Germany, in its latest press release, said the visit has strengthened the Nepal-Germany parliamentary ties further, adding to their 60-year-long bilateral relationship.


“We discussed with the international affairs committee of the Nepali government to work towards further cooperation and to organize regular exchanges. We would like to extend to them an invitation to visit Germany”, said Tobias Pflüger, who headed the German delegation.

According to the release, the German team discussed on a wide range of topics including Nepal’s peace process, economic transformation, women empowerment, human rights, education and German-Nepal development cooperation, among others.

Nepal Germany Parliamentary Ties

The two sides also discussed about the Nepal Investment Summit 2019 to happen in Kathmandu during March 29-30, 2019.

The delegation also made a two-day visit to Province 5 (Bhairahawa, Butwal, Lumbini); Lumbini Peace Park in Kapilvastu and Gautam Buddha International Airport construction site, among others.

They also held discussions with Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel and private sector players on regional economic development.

The delegation also extended Germany’s possible support to technical and vocational training in Nepal.

Besides official meets, the delegation shared their experiences with Nepali civil society representatives.

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