The Rt. Hon. Mr. K. P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal and His Excellency Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan held bilateral meeting today. During the meeting, matters related to enhancing bilateral cooperation in the fields of investment, trade, tourism, agriculture, and human resources development were discussed. The two leaders agreed to hold regularly the meetings of bilateral mechanisms. They also exchanged views on revitalizing the SAARC process in the spirit of the Charter.
Earlier today, the Prime Minister of Pakistan H.E. Abbasi was warmly welcomed by the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Nepal at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel amidst a special ceremony. The Prime Minister of Pakistan inspected the guard of honor.
The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Nepal hosted a banquet in honour of the visiting Prime Minister of Pakistan following the bilateral meeting.
The Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan arrived this afternoon for a 2-day official visit. He was received at the Tribhuvan International Airport by Hon’ble Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada, Minister for Finance, Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi, Foreign Secretary, Ambassador of Nepal to Pakistan, Ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal and other senior officials of both countries.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on the Rt. Hon’ble Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal on 6 March 2018.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan is accompanied by Secretary to the Prime Minister Mr. Fawad Hassan Fawad, Military Secretary to the Prime Minister Brigadier Waseem Iftikhar Cheema and other senior officials of the Government of Pakistan.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan will return home on 6th March 2018.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
5 March 2018