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Govt seeks 50,000 tons of urea fertilizer with Bangladesh on refundable basis

KATHMANDU: Nepal has sought Bangladesh’s support of 50,000 tons of urea fertilizer on refundable basis.

The support was sought by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina today at a telephone conversation held between them this afternoon.

While sharing Nepal’s efforts for scaling up agricultural production, both for domestic consumption and export, Oli stated that Nepal can benefit from Bangladesh’s success story in the field of agriculture.

As per the statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs late this evening, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Hasina positively took Nepal’s request for supply of fertilizer for this crop season.

Recalling the fourth BIMSTEC summit held in Nepal, both the Prime Ministers shared views on enhancing regional cooperation for economic development and prosperity.

The two Prime Ministers also underlined the importance of exchanging high-level visits to further promote and strengthen mutually beneficial bilateral relations.

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