Kathmandu: A delegation led by US Undersecretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights, Uzra Zeya, held a courtesy meeting with Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand today.
In the meeting held at the Ministry of Home Affairs at Singhadurbar, discussions were held on Nepal-US relations and various issues of mutual interest, the Home Minister’s secretariat said.
Also discussed were the issues of bilateral development cooperation and relations on the occasion of 75th years of Nepal-US diplomatic ties.
During the meeting, Minister Khand thanked the US leader for the US assistance in the post-earthquake reconstruction, and COVID-19 control and prevention.
Stating that Nepal was committed to the security sensitivities of Nepal’s neighbouring countries India and China, Khand praised the US role played for freedom, human rights and democracy.
Minister Khand also expressed gratitude to the US government for supporting the third country resettlement of Bhutanese refugees from Nepal.
Likewise, US Undersecretary Zeya thanked Nepal government for ratifying the US grant assistance MCC from the parliament and moving towards development path and poverty alleviation.