Indian Ambassador Srivastava calls on Home Minister Lamichhane

Published On: March 27, 2024 11:04 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 27: Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava, called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Rabi Lamichhane, on Tuesday. 

During the meeting held at the Ministry of Home Affairs, matters related to efforts to be made to further consolidate the historical relations and persisting deep, wide, and diverse geographically bound relations between the two countries at the peoples' level were discussed, according to DPM Lamichhane's secretariat. 

On the occasion, Home Minister Lamichhane said further coordination would be made on the exchange of cooperation through the existing bilateral mechanisms, and process facilitation would be made to utilize Indian government assistance in the reconstruction of quake-hit Jajarkot and Rukum-West districts. 

On the occasion, Lamichhane stressed the need for increasing the number of mechanisms to screen pesticides in vegetables and fruits at the border checkpoints and improve the existing ones. 

Indian Ambassador Srivastava also underlined the need to put further policy measures for the control of petty crimes and human trafficking along the border. 

Meanwhile, DPM Lamichhane held a separate meeting with South Korean Ambassador to Nepal, Park Tae-Young on Tuesday. 

During the meeting, Home Minister Lamichhane stressed the need to further deepen the bilateral collaboration between the two countries.


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