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MCC IN NEPAL, Top Ten Facts | US Embassy in Nepal

Following is an extract of the article published on US Embassy in Nepal‘s website.

Recently Nepali citizens, politicians, and members of the media have been asking questions about the Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) in Nepal.  We welcome your questions and the Nepali public’s engagement in understanding what benefits the program would bring to Nepal because the MCC was founded as a new model for international development based on transparency and true partnership.

  1.  At the request of Nepal’s leaders, the U.S. government began working with Nepal in 2012 toward the development of an MCC compact.
  2. Each government and every Nepali political party, when in power, has expressed a desire to conclude an MCC Compact for economic development in Nepal.
  3. The MCC project is focused purely on economic development by helping to build power lines and improve roads.
  4. There is NO military component to the MCC.  In fact, U.S. law prohibits it.

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