August 18, Kathmandu. The authorities has urged the US authorities to make clear the “controversial issues” of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) settlement. The Treasury Department has written to the US authorities urging it to make clear some ambiguities within the settlement.
A finance ministry official mentioned the letter requested the federal government to make clear whether or not the MCC is a part of the US Indo-Pacific technique and whether or not the MCC is linked to US safety coverage. “We have written the letter after several days of discussion and preparation,” the official mentioned.
According to him, a request has been made to make clear all of the factors raised within the audit system.
The letter was written by the federal government simply earlier than the arrival of MCC Vice-Chairman Fatima Sumar in Nepal. Sumar can be scheduled to satisfy prime leaders of assorted political events, together with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.
The US Embassy in Kathmandu has confirmed that it has acquired a letter from the Ministry of Finance concerning the MCC grant. “This is a positive step for the approval of the MCC and the MCC is ready for an open and transparent discussion with the Nepalese people,” an embassy official informed Online News.