KATHMANDU — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa left for New Delhi, India on Friday to attend and preside over the Convocation Ceremony of the South Asian University on 11 June, 2016. He will be on visit to India from 10 June, 2016 to 12 June, 2016.
During his visit, DPM Thapa will hold a bilateral meeting with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of India and is expected to have meetings with other political leaders of the Government of India and discuss matters of mutual interest and current Nepal-India relations as well.
He will also address a gathering at the Observer Research Foundation on the current state of the Nepal-India relations and also meet the press at the Press Club of India.
Before leaving for India, talking to RSS, DPM Thapa said that his two-day visit would be centred to further strengthen bilateral relations.
The delegation comprises Joint Secretary Mani Prasad Bhattarai, and other officials of the Ministry. He is scheduled to return home on 12 June, 2016.
He was seen off at the Tribhuvan International Airport by high level officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae among others.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.