Meet­ing on Nepal-China En­ergy Mech­a­nism

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Nepal and China have struck a new deal re­gard­ing power de­vel­op­ment In a meet­ing of the en­ergy mech­a­nism held last week, Nepal and China agreed to for­ward com­pre­hen­sive work plan for the de­vel­op­ment of en­ergy and its fa­cil­i­ta­tion. The mech­a­nism formed be­tween the two coun­tries de­cided to es­tab­lish a joint work group, com­pris­ing tech­ni­cal hu­man re­sources of the coun­try, which would come up with a con­crete plan within a month. The sec­ond meet­ing of the en­ergy mech­a­nism would be held in China. The date for it would be fixed in con­ve­nience. The Nepali del­e­ga­tion was led by Sec­re­tary at En­ergy, Wa­ter Re­sources and Ir­ri­ga­tion, Anup Ku­mar Upad­hyay, while Deputy Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of In­ter­na­tional Econom ic De­part­ment, Hi Yang, led the 9-mem­ber the Chi­nese del­e­ga­tion. Ac­cord­ing to Min­istry Spokesper­son and Joint Sec­re­tary Di­nesh Ku­mar Ghimire, the two sides fo­cused on the is­sues as de­mand and sup­ply of en­ergy, its pro­jec­tion, cur­rent sta­tus of project de­vel­op­ment, work plan for joint ven­ture for de­vel­op­ment project, and con­struc­tion of in­ter­state trans­mis­sion line. The meet­ing was held as per the agree­ments reached be­tween Nepal and China dur­ing Prime Min­is­ter KP Oli’s last visit to China.

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