US envoy visits Nepal, extends $659 mn aid – South Asia Time

US envoy visits Nepal, extends $659 mn aid

 May 23, 2022  

Kathmandu: On Sunday, Uzra Zeya, the US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, met with Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. The two talked about a variety of topics of mutual interest, including measures to strengthen bilateral ties.

Deuba and Zeya met at the PM’s house in Baluwatar, where Zeya is also the US Undersecretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights.

Nepal-US bilateral ties and various areas of mutual interest were discussed. Nepal will receive $659 million from the United States. “Happy to celebrate the new @USAID-Nepal assistance agreement with @USAmbNepal & @USEmbassyNepal, which will give $659 million to promote our shared vision for a democratic and prosperous future,” she tweeted. 

She had already met Bhumika Shrestha and Muskan Khatun, both recipients of the International Women of Courage Award.