DPM Thapa leaves for India

Posted on: June 10, 2016 | views: 166

Kathmandu, June 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa left for New Delhi, India today to attend and preside over the Convocation Ceremony of the South Asian University on 11 June, 2016.  He will be on visit to India from 10 June, 2016 to 12 June, 2016.

During his visit, DPM Thapa will hold a bilateral meeting with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of India and is expected to have meetings with other political leaders of the Government of India and discuss matters of mutual interest and current Nepal-India relations as well.

He will also address a gathering at the Observer Research Foundation on the current state of the Nepal-India relations and also meet the press at the Press Club of India.

Before leaving for India, talking to RSS, DPM Thapa said that his two-day visit would be centred to further strengthen bilateral relations.

The delegation comprises Joint Secretary Mani Prasad Bhattarai, and other officials of the Ministry. He is scheduled to return home on 12 June, 2016.

He was seen off at the Tribhuvan International Airport by high level officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae among others