Nepal Prime Minister to visit India: MEA

New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): On the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Nepalese counterpart, K P Sharma Oli will undertake a five-day visit to India from February 19 to 24, 2016.

“This would be Mr. Oli’s first foreign visit after assuming office. Prime Minister Oli will meet Prime Minister Modi and call on President Pranab Mukherjee on February 20, 2016,” said Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup.

During the visit, the two sides are expected to hold discussions on issues of mutual concern, as well as on our bilateral cooperation in diverse areas – developmental assistance, energy and connectivity.

As close neighbours, India and Nepal share a unique relationship of friendship and cooperation characterized by open borders and deep-rooted people-to-people contacts of kinship and culture. (ANI)

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