Kathmandu, May 9: US Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B Teplitz, today called on Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara at latter's office in Singha Durbar. The meeting focused on the discussions about the bilateral friendship, mutual cooperation, collaboration and parliamentary friendship association.
On the occasion, the Speaker stating that Nepal and the US had old and cordial relations, expressed his hope that mutual assistance and collaboration would continue in the days to come as well, according to Speaker's Advisor Dilli Malla.
"Nepal is exercising the federal governance system after the completion of the three-level elections following the promulgation of the constitution through the Constituent Assembly," he told the US Ambassador, adding that now Nepal had attached main priority to the formulation of news laws and acts as demanded by the constitution.
He informed the Ambassador that the second session of the Federal Parliament had recently commenced in Nepal and the session carried a specific meaning as it had to undertake many task including the presentation of policy and progress and budget for the upcoming fiscal year and formulation of many more laws, rules and regulations. He urged continuity of economic assistances provided by the USAID.
On the occasion, American ambassador Teplitz expressed hope that to-be-made laws of Nepal would be inclusive and democratic as Nepal is committed to the rule of law and democracy.
He said the American government prioritises economic improvement of Nepal, human trafficking, correction in Judiciary and agriculture and energy.