Dr Mahat interacts with Indian leaders

Published On: September 12, 2016 01:22 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat who is on India Visit has met with India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday. In the meeting, the twe leaders discussed bilateral issues.

Minister Mahat apprised his India counterpart on the agenda of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's upcoming India visit, according to a source.

PM Dahal is embarking on an India visit on September 14.  

Meanwhile, Minister Mahat held interactions with Indian leaders. Mahat interacted with the Indian leaders in the presence of secretary of Janata Party United, KC Tyagi, General Secretary of the National Congress Party DP Tripathi, and Socialist Front leader Vijay Pratap.

In the program organized at the Indian Habitat Center, Dr Mahat mentioned that there has always been an important role of India in Nepal's democratic movement.

"India has always extended its support to the movements for democracy in Nepal," Dr Mahat said, "The upcoming India visit by Prime Minister Pushpa kamal Dahal will further consolidate the bilateral relationship between the two countries. I have come to India at the invitation of Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to prepare for PM Dahal's upcoming visit.

Speaking at the program, General Secretary of National Congress Party, DP Tripathi said that the entire South Asia should learn from the exercise of internal democracy by Nepal's parties.

Leaders KC Tyagi, Vijay Pratap and Professor Ashish Nandi, and Jayant Bandhopadhyay spoke at the program organized by the Friends of Nepal India Society.   

Dr Mahat answered the queries raised during the program.


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