Sushma Swaraj the External Affairs Minister of India, on Monday met her Nepali equivalent Prakash Sharan Mahat in Delhi and held talks on the issues of mutual interest, covering the entire range of bilateral relations, which also includes the upcoming high-level exchanges between the two countries.
The Ministry of External Affairs Official Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted “Mahat of Nepal in Delhi.”
During the meet, both sides recapitulated their commitment to further strengthen and deepen the age-old, close and friendly ties in different sectors, a statement issued by the MEA said.
Sushma Swaraj and Prakash Sharan Mahat
This is Mahat’s first visit abroad after taking over the office last month. According to the statement, the visit is a part of the regular high-level bilateral exchanges between the two nations.
Mahat, who is in India on a three-day visit, prior to his visit, said that the efforts will be made to bring the Pancheshwor Multipurpose Project into force during the Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s upcoming visit.
He said that Dahal’s visit is much expected to focus on ensuring the enforcement of agreements between the two nation earlier. Mahat here is accompanied by the Nepali Ministry’s Joint-Secretary Bhrigu Dhungana. He is scheduled to return to Nepal on Tuesday.