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Statement by the Embassy of Norway on the Elections in Nepal

The Norwegian Coat of Arms

The Royal Norwegian Embassy congratulates the Election Commission, the Government of Nepal, the political parties and the people of Nepal with the successful holding of local, parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, which concluded with the election to the National Assembly 7. February.

The successful completion of these elections represents a milestone for the implementation of the new Constitution. It also represents a major break-through in transforming Nepal into a federal state.

Norway is a long-standing partner of Nepal and looks forward to working with the new government.

Norway remains committed to our joint partnership with Nepal for development. Norway is mainly engaged in the sectors of education, renewable energy and good governance with a total program amounting to approximately 35 million USD annually.