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President Kovind and Nepal counterpart meet in Tokyo, discuss bilateral issues and mutual cooperation

President Ram Nath Kovind with the President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari Photograph:( ANI )

ANI Tokyo, Japan Oct 22, 2019, 03.17 PM (IST)

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday met his Nepal counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari in Tokyo and discussed several issues of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation.

"President Kovind met the President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari, in Tokyo, Japan," Kovind tweeted.

The two leaders are on a visit to Japan to attend the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito.

This is the first presidential visit by an Indian president to Japan after a gap of 19 years.

On Monday, Kovind visited Shinto Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken.