Nepal, India foreign ministers review project progress

L-R: Foreign Affairs Ministers of Nepal and India, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and Sushma Swaraj, in New Delhi, on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Photo: MEA India/Twitter

Kathmandu, January 10

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj have held a meeting in New Delhi of India on Thursday afternoon.

Gyawali left Kathmandu for the Indian capital to take part in the fourth edition of Raisina Dialogue as one of the keynote speakers.

Before attending the event, Gyawali went to the South Block and called on the counterpart.

During the meeting, the two leaders exchanged views on various aspects of Nepal-India relations while reviewing progress on the ongoing bilateral cooperation projects, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“They noted with satisfaction the progress made in several areas and underscored the need to continue the momentum,” the MoFA statement reads, “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 Ministry says both the 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 also hosted luncheon in honour of her guest.

Published on January 10th, Thursday, 2019 3:57 PM

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