Confident that Nepalese PM Deuba's visit will further strengthen ties: Jaishankar

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New Delhi Updated: Apr 02, 2022, 12:51 AM(IST)

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba during a meeting, in New Delhi on Friday. Photograph:( ANI )

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Deuba on Friday arrived in New Delhi on a three days visit to India at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who called on visiting Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday evening, said he was confident that this visit will further strengthen our close relations.

"I am confident that this visit will further strengthen our close neighbourly ties," he said.

Before that, Deuba, who is on a three-day visit, visited the BJP headquarters and met party chief JP Nadda.

Deuba, his wife, and four cabinet ministers of Nepal were part of the delegation that met Nadda, and the meeting lasted for around half an hour.


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After meeting, BJP overseas affairs cell chief Vijay Chauthaiwale said that on party chief`s invitation, Deuba, his wife and four cabinet ministers visited BJP headquarters.

"Discussion was held in a very cordial environment and the BJP chief briefed Nepal Prime Minister about the social works done by party workers during Covid period," Chauthaiwale said.

Deuba on Friday arrived in New Delhi on a three days visit to India at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He is accompanied by a 50-member delegation. The team will also include secretaries in the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Water Resources, Health and Population, Agriculture and Physical Planning.

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