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Suraj Bhattarai and Uttam Babu Shrestha attended a consultative meeting

GIIS research fellows Dr. Suraj Bhattarai and Dr. Uttam Babu Shrestha participated in the second consultative meeting of the proposed Nepal University in Gaidakot, Nepal. The meeting was attended by eminent professionals, academics, and researchers from Nepal and abroad as well as by the local communities. Various aspects of the proposed Nepal University ranging from research to academic to student affairs were discussed during a five-day-long gathering. Representatives from several research institutions keenly participated in the meeting where local communities and leaders expressed their commitment to providing support to establish a world-class university in Gaidakot. The Gaidakot municipality agreed to provide lands for the campus of the proposed Nepal University. The effort was led by well-known physician Dr. Arjun Karki and his team.