KATHMANDU, Aug 18: As the last rites of former Indian Prime Minister and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were performed in New Delhi on Friday, many in Kathmandu have expressed deep condolences on his passing away, recalling him as a true friend of Nepal.

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The body of the BJP veteran was kept overnight at his official residence -- 6 A Krishna Menon Marg and will soon to taken to the BJP headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Representing the Government and people of Nepal, foreign minister, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for New Delhi to mourn the death of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister of India.