06 september / 2019

Round table on energy cooperation

Kathmandu hosted a roundtable devoted to issues of development of Russian-Nepali cooperation in the sphere of energy. The event was held in the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kathmandu with the assistance of the Russian Embassy in Nepal.

During the roundtable representatives of “Rosatom South Asia” demonstrated Rosatom State Corporation’s core business directions in nuclear energy, medicine, water desalinization and treatment, among others. A special emphasis was given to Rosatom’s capabilities in organizing hydro-energy projects, as the main point of interest for Nepal.

Representatives from business and academic communities attended the roundtable, including the Nepal-Russia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Association of Nepali Graduates from Soviet Union and Russian Universities “Mitra Kunj” and the Non-Resident Nepali Association.

Within the framework of the programme of the visit, the Russian Embassy in Nepal organized a meeting of the representatives of “Rosatom South Asia” and Hon. Mr. Barshaman Pun, Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation of Nepal. During the meeting, both sides agreed to continue the dialogue on utilizing Rosatom’s competences in Nepal.