Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Nepal visit has enhanced mutual trust and confidence between the two countries and given a "new impetus, direction and dynamism" to vital ties, government told Parliament Wednesday with a resolve to build upon it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made an impromptu halt in a busy market in the heart of the Nepalese capital here during which he interacted with local people, just as he had done in Bhutan on his first foreign visit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala and discussed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in key sectors like trade and investment, hydropower and agriculture.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who is visiting India this weekend, will focus on pushing forward bilateral ties to a "new level" and seize opportunities presented by the assumption of power by the new Narendra Modi-led government.
Singapore has always been keen to strengthen ties with India, country`s Parliament speaker Halimah Yacob has said, urging the city state-based businesses to further develop trade relations with the emerging economy.
Salman Khurshid met his US counterpart John Kerry here for the first time after a row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat as they committed to move forward bilateral ties and return to close partnerships on strategic issues.
Notwithstanding the "challenging" past few weeks for bilateral ties, India and the US have pledged to work on a broad range of issues including defence, counter-terrorism and civil nuclear cooperation.
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid met Minister of Labor of Saudi Arabia Adel Bin Mohammed Fakeih on Friday to enhance bilateral relations after both the countries signed labor cooperation pact for protecting Indian workers.
Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan on Saturday said even though Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will try to improve ties with India, he would not be able to go "fast" on the issue due to pressure from fanatical elements.