NEW DELHI — Nepal and India on Friday reviewed on their overall bilateral ties including in areas of connectivity and trade during talks between Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa and External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj.
Indian External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said bilateral mechanisms including political exchanges, connectivity and trade were reviewed in the meeting.
“The External Affairs Minister reaffirmed India’s interest in development and stability in Nepal,” he said.
The Nepali delegation was led by Prakash Kumar Suvedi, Joint Secretary (South Asia), Ministry of Foreign Affairs while the Indian delegation was led by Abhay Thakur, Joint Secretary (North), Ministry of External Affairs.
DPM Thapa, also Nepal’s Foreign Minister, is here primarily to attend the convocation of South Asian university, a SAARC project which came into being in 2010.
Thapa arrived here yesterday and will leave for Nepal on Sunday.
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”.