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External Affairs Minister, Smt. Sushma Swaraj meets Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal, Mr Krishna Bahadur Mahara

July 4, 2017

 

At the invitation of External Affairs Minister, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal, Mr Krishna Bahadur Mahara is visiting India from 2-4 July 2017. This is the first high-level visit from Nepal after the formation of new government under Prime Minister Shri Sher Bahadur Deuba. It is also the first visit abroad of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr Mahara after being appointed as the Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal in June 2017.

 

External Affairs Minister met the visiting Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal on 03 July 2017 and held discussion on wide range of bilateral matters of mutual interest, including ongoing connectivity and development projects. Both the Ministers reiterated their commitment to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse sectors and to deepen the traditionally close and friendly relationship between the two countries. Both the Ministers expressed satisfaction at the bilateral engagement at various levels including political exchanges, and reviewed upcoming high-level exchanges.

 

Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal spoke about the recently concluded second phase of Local Level Elections in Nepal and his government’s efforts to take all stakeholders on board in the constitution implementation process. 

 

External Affairs Minister, Smt. Sushma Swaraj hosted a dinner in the honor of Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal.


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