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Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to visit India from August 23 in first foreign tour

Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will visit India on August 23, for his first official trip overseas, after being elected to the post two months ago.


  |  Updated On : August 08, 2017 07:28 PM

New Delhi :  

Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will visit India on August 23, for his first official trip overseas, after being elected to the post two months ago. Foreign ministry on Monday, announced the visit of PM.

Nepal's deputy prime minister Krishna Bahadur and foreign minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara told that preparations are underway for Deuba's visit and to set the agenda of the visit.

A high-level Chinese delegation led by the Vice Premier of China, Wang Yang, will visit Nepal ahead of the Deuba'svisit to India and hold talks on post-quake reconstruction, Mahara said.

He said Nepal wants to maintain cordial relations through peaceful diplomacy and dialogue with both India and Nepal. Dauba, the 71-year-old veteran Nepali politician known for his close ties to India, took over the reigns of Nepal when the Himalayan nation was navigating a political turmoil over the implementation of the Constitution and unrest in the southern plains due to the Madhesi agitation.

Mahara also said that a ministerial conference of the BIMSTEC grouping will be held in Kathmandu from August 10, according to the daily. The conference will lead to the summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation to be held in Nepal this year. 

First Published: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 07:16 PM


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