Nepal Requests United States Of America For Covid-19 Vaccine

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Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held a telephone conversation with Assistant Secretary of State of the United States Wendy Sherman this morning. According to the State Department, both sides expressed satisfaction at the overall state of relations between Nepal and the US and agreed to engage bilaterally and multilaterally in their shared interests. During the meeting, various topics related to Nepal-US relations and cooperation on COVID 19 pandemic were discussed on a shared international agenda.

Minister Gyawali praised the US leadership in a joint response to the pandemic and asked the Deputy Foreign Minister to give due priority to the Nepalese government in distributing surplus vaccines to developing countries. Recognizing the decades-old friendship between the two countries, the Deputy Foreign Minister hoped that major projects in the pipeline for cooperation with the US would open more avenues of prosperity for Nepal. He assured that the new US administration would continue to cooperate with Nepal in all socio-economic areas, including the recent fight against the COVID 19 epidemic. The minister thanked Nepal and the United States for their generous cooperation in relation to Kovid, which has helped to increase national capabilities to combat the virus.

During the talks, the two sides shared their commitment to work together on climate change under the Nepal plan, which will take place in Sagarmatha and Sambad next October. The ministry said that the two sides also agreed to expedite the economic partnership, so that the difficult task of recovery after COVID can be taken into consideration. 

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