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Deuba meets US Asst. Sec. Lu, seeks higher economic engagement

The Nepal Weekly
August 2, 2022
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Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Donald Lu held a meeting in Kathmandu on Friday. During the meeting the two leaders discussed “a range of issues including our 75 years of U.S.-Nepal partnership and our strong people-to-people ties,” reads a twitter of the US Embassy, Kathmandu.

“It was a pleasure to receive @state_SCA HE Donald Lu this afternoon and exchange views on friendly and cooperative Nepal – US relations. I thanked the US for its continued development cooperation and look forward to a higher level of economic engagements,” remarked Deuba in a twitter message.

Similarly, Assistant Secretary Lu also had a meeting with Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka on Friday. Foreign Minister Khadka and Asst. Sec. Lu discussed various areas of engagements including development cooperation, economic support, food security and COVID – 19 vaccines,” twitted Foreign Ministry. US Assistant Secretary Lu, who arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday left for Washington on Friday.