Border dispute should not continue: PM

Published On: September 13, 2018 10:23 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that there should be no border dispute between Nepal and India. 

Addressing the Nepal-India international border meeting at Singha Durbar today, he said that as disputes seen in the border are not that cannot be solved, there was no need to bicker over it. "If any problems are seen, then resolve it through discussion between the two sides considering the past evidence and experts' suggestion," he said while urging the authorities of the two sides to make recommendations to the government for the same. 

The Prime Minister noted that Nepal-India relations have take a new height, and hence consultation with India should be held accordingly. "We are not in favor of a dispute, but for friendship between the two countries," he said. 

At the event, Director General of Department of Survey Ganesh Prasad Bhatta presented a working paper on the present status of Nepal-India border, according to the PM's Secretariat. RSS

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