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US official William E Todd calls on PM Oli

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KATHMANDU — The United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, William E Todd, called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Singha Durbar on Thursday.

During the meeting, issues relating to the Constitution and its implementation, reconstruction after the earthquake, bilateral relationship between the two countries and the American assistance in the economic development of Nepal were discussed, according to Pramod Dahal, press advisor to the PM.

Todd also told the Prime Minister that he would encourage the US investors to come to Nepal as Nepal was safe for investment, said Dahal.

He also emphasised on the need to establish a healthy trade relation between the two nations, lauding the US government’s decision to grant duty-free access to 66 Nepali products.

In response, PM Oli had informed the US official about the ongoing issues in Nepal including the implementation of Constitution.

Oli also said he was for finding consensus on the disputed issues among political parties through peaceful talks, rather than indulging in protests.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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