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EU pledges 61.4 mln euros support to Nepal's education sector

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

The today pledged a financial assistance of 61.4 million euros to support Nepal's education reform programmes.

and the have signed signed a financing agreement titled 'Supporting Nepal's School Sector Development Plan'.

The agreement reinforces the cooperation between the and by continuing to support the promotion of inclusive and equitablequality education for all in addition to the ongoing joint initiatives on ruraldevelopment, earthquake recovery, and governance, according to a joint statement.

The agreement was inked by Ambassador Rensje Teerink and Secretary Shantaraj Subedi.

"This Financing Agreement provides with an importantEU contribution topoverty reduction and socio- economic development in Nepalby raising educational access and achievements of the young generation on anequitable basis," said Teerink.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 19:32 IST