JICA president arriving today

kitaokaNepal Foreign Affairs (Kathmandu, Dec 20)–Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka is arriving in Nepal on Sunday on a two-day visit.

According to a press release issued by the Japanese Embassy in Kathmandu, the main objective of his visit is to observe the earthquake affected areas of Nepal, reconstruction progress and discuss on the overall cooperation strategies in Nepal.

The JICA president is holding meetings with a range of dignitaries including Prime Minister KP Oli, Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel, Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhedar and National Planning Commission Vice Chairman Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada. Similarly, he will also observe the earthquake affected area at Chautara, Sindhupalchowk and Kathmandu Bhaktapur road constructed in assistance of JICA.

Shinichi Kitaoka became JICA’s new president on October 1 2015, succeeding Akihiko Tanaka.

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