Press Release on Nepal-Denmark Bilateral Consultation Mechanism

Press Release

The second meeting of Nepal-Denmark Bilateral Consultation Mechanism (BCM) was held today through video conference. The meeting discussed matters relating to bilateral relations and cooperation at the regional and multilateral levels between Nepal and Denmark.

The two sides exchanged views on recent developments in both the countries. They stressed the importance of the exchange of high-level visits, while encouraging economic partnerships including in trade, investment, technology transfer, renewable energy and tourism sectors. The two sides would continue to enhance cooperation in culture, education and people to people contacts.

Both sides underscored the importance of cooperation on matters of common interest such as climate change. Views were also shared on the challenges posed by COVID-19 and on the measures adopted by their respective Governments to mitigate them.

Joint Secretary of Europe and the Americas Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Nirmal Raj Kafle and Mr. Thomas Lehmann, Director for Asia, Latin America and Oceania at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark led their respective delegations to the BCM. Ambassador of Nepal to Denmark H. E. Mr. Yuba Nath Lamsal also participated in the meeting from the Nepali side.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
09 November 2020