Ambassador of Switzerland to Nepal Elisabeth von Capeller on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Paudel at the Ministry. The meeting between the duo focused on Nepal’s education, poverty alleviation and rural development, it has been said.
On the occasion, Minister Paudel through the Ambassador urged the Government of Switzerland for assistances for the development, upgradation and strengthening of technical education of Nepal. Nepal has a plan to expand technical and multi-technical education to 753 local levels of the country, he stated. In response, stressing the need for the Ministry to hand over rights to provincial and local levels to enhance quality of technical and vocational education, Ambassador Capeller pledged on behalf of the Swiss Government to continue assistances provided by the country to Nepal.