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Discussion held on cooperation in education between Nepal and Ireland

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B360 January 11, 2024, 1:47 pm
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KATHMANDU: Discussions have taken place between Nepal and Ireland to enhance cooperation and collaboration in the educational sector of both countries.

The dialogue took place among members of parliament and a visiting Irish delegation headed by the Chairperson of the Upper House of Ireland, Jerry Buttimer, who is on a five-day visit to Nepal.

During the programme organised by the Federal Parliament Secretariat, topics such as the exchange of experiences regarding quality education, standardised examinations, innovation, research, and youth mobilisation among others were deliberated.

On this occasion, Chair Buttimer remarked that the quality and standards of education could be elevated, and new opportunities in higher education could be discovered through partnerships between the community and civil society.

Chairperson of the Education, Health, and Information Technology Committee of the House of Representatives, Bhanubhakta Joshi, conveyed information about a school education bill that the Committee is reviewing to improve the quality of school education.

Kathmandu University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Bhola Thapa, Federal Parliament Secretariat Secretary Rojnath Pandey, and Higher Institutions and Secondary Schools' Association Nepal (HISSAN) President Ramesh Silwal informed the Irish delegation about the educational and academic endeavours in Nepal, whilst expressing eagerness to adopt exemplary international educational practices.

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