Ambassador Carmona pays a courtesy call on the newly elected Mayor of Kathmandu, Mr Bidya Sunder Shakya
Kathmandu, 15 June 2017:
Ambassador Carmona paid a courtesy call on the newly elected Mayor of Kathmandu, Mr Bidya Sunder Shakya.
During the courtesy call, both Mr Mayor and Ambassador exchanged views on reinforcing the relations between Kathmandu and Paris and on the possibilities of having the French expertise in modernizing Kathmandu.
Ambassador was accompanied by Mr Arnaud Champy, Deputy Chief of Mission, and Mr Deepesh Bidari, Chargé de Mission.
After the courtesy call, Ambassador Carmona was joined by Mr Pierre Ascencio of Veolia and Mr Shyam Mohan Shrestha, the President of Nepal France Chamber of Commerce. Mr Shrestha made a presentation and gave a situation update of the Kathmandu urban cable car project to Mr Mayor as well as the officials of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office. Similarly Mr Ascencio presented Veolia’s expertise in the domain of urban development (water treatment, waste management, etc.)