EU support for Nepal reconstruction process
EU News 175/2015
Brussels, 25 June 2015
European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, today announced support worth €100 million for the reconstruction process in Nepal two months after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the country. The funding was unveiled during a donor conference in Kathmandu, designed to mobilise further international support for the country. Commissioner Mimica also announced a package of up to €5 million for technical assistance, to support the government of Nepal in its reconstruction efforts.
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Visit of Neven Mimica, Member of the EC, to Nepal. Rensje Teerink, EU Ambassdor for Nepal, on the right and Neven Mimica, on the left, at Basasntapur Durbar Square Date: 25/06/2015 Reference: P-028638/00-18 Location: Kathmandu Rapid: IP/15/5258 MEX/15/5264 (C)EU, 2015 URL