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Visit of External Affairs Minister to Nepal from (February 01-02, 2018)

February 02, 2018

External Affairs Minister, Smt. Sushma Swaraj visited Kathmandu from 1-2 February 2018. EAM is the first high-level visitor from India after the successful holding of Parliamentary and first ever Provincial Assembly elections in Nepal in November-December 2017.

During her visit to Nepal, EAM called on Rt. Hon’ble President of Nepal, Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari and Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal, Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba. EAM held meetings with Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, Chairman of CPN-UML, Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Chairman of CPN-MC, Mr. Upendra Yadav, President of SSF-N and Mr. Mahanta Thakur, Coordinator of the Presidium, and other leaders of RJP-N and congratulated them on their recent electoral victories.

EAM congratulated the Government and people of Nepal for the successful conduct of three-tier elections in Nepal, which is an important milestone in the democratic transition of Nepal.

EAM conveyed to all political leaders of Nepal that the Government of India is looking forward to working with the democratically elected Government to take forward bilateral ties to newer heights for mutual benefit, and to support the Government of Nepal, as per its priorities, in its endeavours for rapid economic growth and development.

New Delhi
February 02, 2018

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