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WB Country Director calls on Deputy Prime Minister Lamichhane

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Kathmandu, April 1: World Bank Country Director for Nepal Faris Hadad Zervos paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane at the Ministry of Home Affairs today.

On the occasion, WB Chief Zervos said that the WB is willing to support the comprehensive disaster risk reduction project and the institutional capacity development of the governments in view of the disaster risk that may arise from large hydropower projects in Nepal.

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Lamichhane expressed gratitude to the World Bank for its support to Nepal in various fields including post-earthquake reconstruction, social protection, and disaster management.

Also today, country representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Caroline Spannath Varma also paid a courtesy call on DPM Lamichhane expressed his belief that there will be stronger and more effective cooperation in the future.

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Lamichhane praised the role played by UNHCR at different times in managing Nepal’s refugee-related affairs. #Nepal

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