Nepal-India Joint commission meeting to be held soon

Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali meets External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj on sidelines of Raisina Dialogue at the latter’s office in New Delhi on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Photo: Raveesh Kumar’s Twitter.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11, 2019, The Himalayan Times. Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has held a meeting with the Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj at the latter’s office in New Delhi on Thursday, reported The Himalayan Times.

During the meeting, the two Ministers exchanged views on various aspects of Nepal-India relations while reviewing progress on the ongoing bilateral cooperation projects.

According to the Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi, they noted with satisfaction the progress made in several areas and underscored the need to continue the momentum. They recalled the exchange of high level visits in recent times and appreciated that these visits contributed to enhancing the age-old bilateral relations on the basis of equality, mutual trust, respect and mutual benefits.

The press statement issued by the Nepali Embassy stated that both Ministers agreed to hold the fifth meeting of Nepal-India Joint Commission in Nepal at an earliest convenient date.

The External Affairs Minister of India hosted luncheon in honour of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and accompanying officials that included Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi, Joint Secretary (South Asia Division), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other officials.

Foreign Minister Gyawali is in New Delhi to participate in the fourth edition of Raisina Dialogue as one of the keynote speakers.

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