Ambassador of Myanmar to Nepal Lwin Oo called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara today.
During the meeting, various aspects of Nepal-Myanmar relations and cooperation were discussed. On the occasion, DPM Mahara said that the bilateral relations between the two countries based on friendship, collaboration and equality has been further strengthened by the shared reverence to Gautam Buddha and his ideals.
In response, Ambassador Lwin said bilateral relations between the two countries have expanded to the people's level, and noted that around 20 to 25 thousand tourists from Myanmar visit Nepal every year. The Ambassador also pledged to take the initiative to fulfil all the requirements necessary for the joint consultative mechanism.
Meanwhile, Head of delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nepal Andre' Paquet paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Mahara today.
In the meeting, Paquet informed DPM Mahara about the regional conference on human rights and humanitarian law being held in Nepal from coming August 20 to 23.