Denmark's ambassador to Nepal Freddy Svane (L) with Consular of Denmark to Nepal Hari Dharel. Photo: RSS
KATHMANDU: Denmark’s ambassador to Nepal Freddy Svane has said that the government of Denmark was ready to work together with Nepal in the areas of environmental crisis surfaced particularly in the Himalayan region.
Talking to RSS before returning home here today, ambassador Svane shared that the Denmark government was serious regarding the environmental and climate issues.
He further mentioned that he would be effortful to initiate to prepare the ground for working together on bilateral issues and mutual benefit.
The effect of climate change was increasing across the world and it was seen as more vulnerable in Hindu Kush Region and collective effort was essential to tackle it, ambassador Svane said.
Ambassador Svane opined that the bilateral ties could be further strengthened via tourism as Nepal has potential in touristic destinations to all.
The Danish ambassador said the role of government bodies and organizations as the Himalayan Rescue Association was very commendable for the protection of the life of mountaineers and tourist guides.
“My efforts would be towards encouraging more and more Danish citizens to visit Nepal in the coming days,” he said.
Stating that he was very impressed after the observation tour of Swoyambhu, Bouddhanath, and Basantapur Durbar area during his brief visit for the first time to Nepal, he said he would soon come with his family for a second visit to Nepal.
Lauding the works carried out by the Government of Nepal regarding protecting the health and life of Danish citizens living here and the Danish tourists during the first wave of Coronavirus pandemic, Ambassador Svane said the Government of Denmark has also adopted high alertness for the safety of the Nepali citizens in Denmark.
He said the two countries have cordial relations and he would be active to further expand it at the people’s level in the days to come. Ambassador Svane added that Denmark would continue its support to Nepal for the promotion of democracy and human rights.
He also said he was very much impressed by the views of President Bidya Devi Bhandari during a meeting with her after presenting his credentials to the President.
The Danish ambassador shared that talks were held on furthering the relations between Denmark and Nepal during his meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.
Consular of Denmark to Nepal Hari Dharel said his priority is to further deepen the bilateral relations through tourism and to expand it at the people’s level.