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Nov 16, 2021

Qatari Ambassador, Bharatpur Mayor talk vivid issues

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Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Nepal Yousef bin Mohammed Al-Hail and Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan Ms. Renu Dahal (right) having a meeting at the latter’s office on Monday.
Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Nepal Yousef bin Mohammed Al-Hail and Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan Ms. Renu Dahal (right) having a meeting at the latter’s office on Monday.

Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Nepal Yousef bin Mohammed Al-Hail and Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan Ms. Renu Dahal had a meeting on Monday at the latter’s office.

According to the Qatar Embassy sources, during the meeting issues of mutual interest were discussed.

Chitwan District is one of 77 districts of Nepal in Bagmati Province. The administrative centre Bharatpur is the largest city after Kathmandu.

Narayani-Rapti river system forms a natural boundary to human settlements adjacent to the Chitwan National Park in the east.

Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal since the end of the 19th century famous for wildlife safari, bird watching and tiger tracking. It is also called a home of one-horn rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, sloth bear, leopard along with different reptiles and different species of birds.

Also the Mayor has briefed Ambassador about the overall aspects of the local government and Chitwan district at large.

Mayor Ms. Dahal said that the study and research in the field of agriculture and technology would further help in modernizing the agriculture sector of Nepal.

According to the information, during the meeting, she also cited some cooperation (if possible) for the completion of the ongoing-construction of the International Cricket Stadium.

As Qatar had made unbelievable progress within a short period of time, Bharatpur Urban City was also eager to follow the good practices of Qatar’s development. Thus, the Mayor had proposed to have a sister city relationship with Qatari city, it is learnt.

Expressing happiness on the Chitwan district visit and meeting with the City Mayor, the Qatari envoy informed that the technology and research exchange activities have been carried on according to the deal with the University of Agriculture and Forest Sciences and Qatari part.

The Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) was established in Rampur, Chitwan, mid-Nepal Nepal in 2010. It is the first technical university in the country founded by merging Rampur Campus of Chitwan under the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS) and Forestry Campus of Hetauda of the Institute of Forestry. Bothe the institutions fall under the Tribhuvan University of Nepal.

Lauding Nepal’s scenic beauties and Chitwan is also one of the touristic destinations of Nepal, the ambassador undertone on the beneficial policies that attract tourists from the world including Qatar.

Qatar is a temporary home to over 2.1 million migrant people, many from countries including Nepal, Bangladesh and India, Pakistan and many more from around the world, as per official sources. Among those numbers, over half a million Nepalis expats and labourers are working in various sectors in Qatar. There might be many people from Chitwan district itself. Thus, the ambassador apprised the Mayor that the Qatar government is firm on the safety issue of the Nepalis people.