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BRI countries stress on promoting cooperation to fight corona

The Nepal Weekly
June 29, 2021

The Nepal Weekly | June 29, 2021

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Bishnu Prasad Paudel led the Nepali delegation to the Asia and

Pacific High-Level Conference on Belt and Road Cooperation held virtually Wednesday evening.

In his address to the Conference on the theme “Promoting Cooperation on Combating the Pandemic for Sustainable

Recovery”, Deputy PM Paudel emphasized on the need for global cooperation, unity and solidarity in defeating COVID-19, according to a press release issued by Nepal Government.

“Highlighting disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the LDCs and poorer segment of society, he stressed on the need to give due priority to those countries in vaccine cooperation as well as on post-pandemic recovery.” “BRI partner countries from South Asia, South East Asia, the Oceania, Central Asia, West Asia and Latin America as well as international organizations attended the virtual Conference launched with the twin initiatives for Belt and Road Partnership on COVID-19 Vaccines Cooperation and on Green Development.”