Foreign Minister Dr Khadka holds meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister
September 27, 2021 01:45 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Foreign Minister Dr. Narayan Khadka held a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar in New York on Sunday on the sidelines of the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
On the occasion, the two ministers exchanged ideas to further consolidate the friendly relations subsisting between Nepal and India and also about bilateral and multilateral affairs, according to Nepal's Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.
“The foreign affairs ministers of both the countries agreed to work together to tackle challenges brought about by COVID-19 to the lives and livelihoods of the people of Nepal and India,” stated a press release issued by the Permanent Mission in New York.
Minister Dr Khadka extended gratitude for the continued support from the Indian government to the social and economic development of Nepal, added the statement.
Also on Sunday, Foreign Minister Dr Khadka inspected Nepal’s Consulate General and directed it to provide effective consular services and conduct economic diplomacy in an effective manner.
According to the press release, Minster Khadka also participated in a program hosted by NRNA and called them to work towards enhancing investments in the areas of tourism promotion for social and economic development of the motherland.
Minister Dr Khadka is scheduled to address the UNGA on Monday afternoon as per the local time. The Nepali delegation headed by Dr Khadka is returning home on Tuesday.