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Foreign Secretary of Nepal will visit India next week, will have talks with Indian counterpart on bilateral issues

New Delhi:

Nepal’s Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Paudyal will visit India next week. During this, he will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Vinay Mohan Kwatra on bilateral issues, including all issues related to multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries. The Foreign Ministry of Nepal gave this information on Friday.

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The ministry issued a press release stating that Paudyal, on his two-day visit to India from September 13 to 14, made progress on the initiatives announced during the visit of Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to India in April and May and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Nepal. Will review as well. He is scheduled to return to Kathmandu on 15 September.

In May, Prime Minister Modi visited Lumbini in Nepal, which is believed to be the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. In Lumbini, he, along with the Prime Minister of Nepal, laid the foundation stone of a Buddhist monastery, which is being constructed with the help of India. After the bilateral talks, the two sides signed six Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of education and cultural.

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Pandey’s visit to Nepal has ended recently. During this, he had extensive talks with the country’s top civil and military leadership on ways to further boost bilateral ties.

Nepal is an important neighbor of India. Due to its geographical location, historical and cultural importance and economic ties, Nepal holds a special importance in India’s foreign policy.

Nepal shares a total border of more than 1,850 km with five Indian states- Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. It is heavily dependent on India to ensure the availability of freight and various services.

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