Nepal to give top priority to enhancing ties with India and China

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Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) Nepal’s new Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat on Friday said his country will accord top priority to enhancing relations and trust with neighbours India and China.

“Neighbouring India and China are two very important countries in our foreign relations,” Xinhua news agency quoted Mahat as saying.

The new government, he said, wants to have cordial ties with neighbouring and other friendly countries to promote mutual beneficial cooperation.

Addressing a separate programme on the same day, the foreign minister expressed the hope that high-level exchange of visits between India and Nepal will take place in the near future.

–IANS

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