In Pic: Madam Sara Beysolow Nyanti meets Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli
UN resident Coordinator for Nepal, Sara Beysolow Nyanti is making frantic efforts in the South Asian nation to contain the reemergence of COVID19 that has since rocked the country.
Statistics show approximately half a million cases with five thousand deaths leaving the nation completely devastated.
Nyanti who hails from Liberia, a nation once rocked by Ebola pandemic 2014, was seen meeting the Prime Minister and Security Authorities of Nepal in separate meetings as coordination efforts between the country and the UN continue in the wake of COVID19 spread.
The Un and Nepalese authorities are working closely to finding solution to the second and deadly wave of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Normal activities are stalled and many people have to basically work from home as more deaths are reported.
Upon meeting the Prime Minister of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli, Madam Nyanti tweeted ‘As his Excellency Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli stressed the need for vaccines, oxygen, psychosocial support and social safety nets for the people of #nepal.’
She continued in the affirmative ‘The United Nations Nepal stands ready to support.’
On her social media page, the UN Resident Coordinator called for global support to the nation especially in provision of oxygen to the struggling nation.
A recent COVID19 outbreak in neighboring India reportedly led to a COVID19 surge in Nepal as both countries share open border with people trekking back and forth.
She was appointed January 14, 2021 by the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres to lead UN efforts in the nation following diligent service in other countries.
Ms. Nyanti, according to the UN Media release brings more than 20 years of experience in development and humanitarian work to her latest position, which she has acquired from assignments around the world with the United Nations and externally.