Worsening supplies worry EU ambassadors

Kathmandu, October 15

A team of Kathmandu-based EU representatives and ambassadors led by Head of the EU Delegation, Rensje Teerink, today paid a joint call on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at his office in Singhadurbar.

The ambassadors expressed their concerns about the worsening supply situation in Nepal and its potential humanitarian dimension, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Congratulating the prime minister for his appointment and promulgation of the new Constitution on 20 September, the EU envoys also expressed support and cooperation of their respective governments to the new government in carrying out important tasks, including post-earthquake reconstruction, the ministry said in a statement.

Prime Minister Oli thanked the EU and other European ambassadors for their warm congratulatory messages and expression of continued support and cooperation to Nepal.

Meanwhile, PM Oli also received congratulatory messages from the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and Russian Prime Minister Dimitry A Medvedev on his election as Prime Minister of Nepal.