Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Poudel, has urged the international organisations including UNESCO to increase assistance for Nepal's educational development and continuity of teaching-learning activities amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister Poudel, who returned home after taking part in the 41st UNESCO general convention organised at Paris of France, said that he requested the representatives of international organisations to that end.
He said that support of international community was necessary as emphasis should be laid on skill-oriented and educational quality in order to create employment opportunity in the country.
Secretary at the Education Ministry, Ram Prasad Thapaliya, Deputy Secretary General of Nepal National Commission for UNESCO, Dr Babu Ram Adhikari were in the delegation led by Minister Poudel.
Source: National News Agency Nepal