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UNESCO Director General commits educational support to Nepal

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova speaks during an interview

Kathmandu : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Director General, Irina Bokova on Monday expressed her commitment in supporting educational facilities to the people of Nepal.

Bokova, who is on her three-day visit to Nepal called on Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli at his office in Singha Durbar

According to Oli foreign affairs expert Gopal Khanal, Director General Bokova expressed her commitment to support for extending educational facilities to the people of remote and rural areas as well as women and children, reports the Himalayan Times.

Welcoming Nepal’s new constitution and wishing for materialising the commitment of the government, Bokova expressed UNESCO’s support for the reconstruction of cultural heritage sites damaged by the last year’s earthquake.

Oli in response expressed gratitude to UNESCO for the support and wished Bokova, a successful second term to the post of Director General.

Visiting UNESCO Director General arrived here on Sunday.(ANI)

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