US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu is scheduled to visit Nepal on Wednesday. Assistant Secretary Lou is due in Kathmandu on November 17, the US State Department said in a statement today.
In Kathmandu Valley, he is scheduled to meet other top leaders, including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. He is scheduled to arrive in the Maldives on November 15. He is scheduled to meet Foreign Minister Ahmed Khalil there. It is mentioned that he is coming to Kathmandu after completing his visit to Male.
The United States is sending its diplomat to Nepal at a time when the MCC has not been able to get approval from the parliament and the parties have not been able to reach a consensus. Similarly, during Assistant Minister Luke’s visit to Kathmandu, bilateral discussions will also be held on US projects in Nepal.