U.S. Ambassador Meets New Prime Minister

Photo by: U.S. Department of State (IIP Bureau)

August 8, 2016

Kathmandu – This morning, U.S. Ambassador Alaina Teplitz met with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.  Ambassador Teplitz noted Nepal’s commitment to democracy and commended the peaceful transition of government under the new Constitution. 

“The United States is committed to a continued partnership with the people and government of Nepal, in order to build a more democratic, prosperous, and stable nation,” said Ambassador Teplitz.

During their meeting, she also encouraged the new government to continue with the important tasks of constitutional implementation, reconstruction, and economic development.