Kathmandu, March 6
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting at Hyatt Regency Hotel in the capital this morning. The two leaders talked about bilateral relations between Nepal and Pakistan.
Talking to media in brief following the meet, Chairperson Dahal said that matters related to bilateral relations and mutual interests were discussed in the meeting. “We also discussed the measures for improving bilateral trade and economic relations between Nepal and Pakistan,” said Dahal.
According to Dahal, the meeting also stressed the need of initiative from all member-states to revitalize the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
Dahal shared that the Pakistani Prime Minister briefed that Pakistan is continuously carrying out its efforts to put forward the SAARC Summit.
Maoist leader and Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Jokh Bahadur Mahara were present at the meeting along with Chairperson Dahal.