National

Why the MCC compact courted controversy in Nepal

Politicians are divided over the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s links with the US’ Indo-Pacific Strategy and provisions that say the agreement will prevail over Nepal’s laws in case of conflicts. Why the MCC compact courted controversy in Nepal
The $630 million programme where Nepal chips in $130 million primarily involves a 400 km 400KV transmission line and maintenance of around 300 kilometres of road (below). Post file photos.
bookmark
Binod Ghimire
Published at : January 9, 2020
Updated at : January 9, 2020 08:07
Kathmandu

Binod Ghimire

Binod Ghimire covers parliamentary affairs and human rights for The Kathmandu Post. Since joining the Post in 2010, he has reported primarily on social issues, focusing on education and transitional justice.


Top