The visiting Minister of External Affairs of India H.E. Smt. Sushma Swaraj paid separate calls on the Rt. Hon’ble President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas and the Rt. Honb’le Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Prime Minister’s Residence at Baluwatar today.
During the meetings, both sides expressed satisfaction over the current state of bilateral relations and discussed matters of mutual interest. The Minister of External Affairs of India expressed pleasure over the successfully holding elections of local levels, Provincial Assembly and Federal Parliament in Nepal. She conveyed that the Government of India is willing to work with the Government of Nepal to further strengthen age-old bilateral ties and continue its cooperation for socio-economic development of Nepal. The meetings were held in a cordial atmosphere.
The Minister of External Affairs of India had arrived yesterday and left this afternoon for New Delhi after completion of her visit to Nepal.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Nepal
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
2 February 2018