India, Nepal agree to expedite bilateral agreements
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 14:27
  
Kathmandu: India on Tuesday said it is committed to consolidating multi-party democracy in Nepal by helping it move ahead with the peace process even as the two sides agreed to expedite all bilateral agreements, including on infrastructure development here.

Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is on a two-day visit here, met Premier Madhav Kumar Nepal and expressed confidence that the relations between the two countries will grow from "strength to strength".

"We (India) are committed to consolidating multi-party democracy in Nepal, moving ahead with the peace process and helping in (executing) developmental projects," Rao said after her 45-minute meeting with Nepal at his official residence here.

Rao said India and Nepal had signed various agreements during Nepal's visit to New Delhi last month and that both are working together closely to see how the joint venture projects are being implemented.

"I had very good meeting with the Prime Minister of Nepal. We discussed the follow up to his very successful visit to India that generated a number of outcomes," she said.

Nepal also briefed Rao about the recent political developments in the country and underlined his commitment in taking the peace process to logical conclusion and drafting of constitution on time, Foreign Adviser to Prime Minister Rajan Bhattarai said.

Bureau Report


First Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 14:27


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