KATHMANDU — The government has strongly urged its southern neighbor Indian not to rehash Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel’s infiltration in Nepali territory later on.
Issuing a press statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has said that 13 SSB personnel with weapons entered in a town at Kechna VDC Ward No 4, Khutta Muni of Jhapa district at around 7:00 in the Sunday morning.
Expressing serious concern over the incident, the government has asked India ‘to ensure that such occurrences are not repeated in future’.
“While expressing serious concerns over the entry of the SSB personnel into the Nepalese territory along with weapons, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged the Indian authorities, through the Embassy of India in Kathmandu, to ensure that such incidents are not recurred in future,” the press statement issued by MoFA reads.Follow @gorkhapost
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe congratulates President Bhandari
KATHMANDU — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered congratulations to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on her re-assumption of office as the head-of-nation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
In his message, Prime Minister Abe said that he looks forward to actively cooperating with President Bhandari to further strengthen the long-standing friendly relation between Japan and Nepal.
He also said that Japan welcomes the solid progress Nepal is making in strengthening democracy following the elections to the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies under the new constitution.
He assured that Japan would continue to strongly support Nepal’s efforts to consolidate democracy and to ‘build back better’ from the disastrous outcomes of the earthquake.Follow @gorkhapost