July 3, 2017
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara and India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj met in New Delhi. Both the ministers reviewed and discussed various bilateral matters, including development cooperation, trade and transit, cross border infrastructure and hydropower projects.
Both the ministers expressed satisfaction at the bilateral engagement at various levels, including political exchanges, and reviewed upcoming high-level exchanges, according to a press release issued by Indian Ministry of External Affairs.
Swaraj congratulated the Government of Nepal for successfully conducting two phases of local elections and DPM Mahara thanked the Government of India for the support provided for Nepal’s socio-economic development. They also reiterated their commitment to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse sectors and to improve the friendly relationship between the two countries.