Seminar on Nepal-EU cooperation in Hydropower held in Brussels

Posted on: June 29, 2016 | views: 190

The Embassy of Nepal in Brussels, organized a seminar on ‘Nepal-EU Cooperation: Unlocking Nepal’s Hydropower Potential’ in collaboration with European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) in Brussels on Tuesday.

Highlighting Nepal’s hydropower potential at the programme, Charge d’ Affaires at Nepal's Permanent Mission in Brussels Mr Ghanshyam Bhandari said that realizing such potential was essential for the country’s socioeconomic development.

He stated that hydropower development in Nepal could help create job opportunities, enhance income levels, contribute to poverty reduction and propel an overall economic growth.

Mr. Bhandari called for an enhanced support from the EU and other development partners in terms of harnessing Nepal’s hydropower potential in a sustainable manner.