Swaraj leaves Nepal after two-day visit

Kathmandu: External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj emplaned for Delhi after successfully completing a two-day visit to Nepal.

During her visit to Nepal, Swaraj congratulated the Nepalese Government and its people for successfully conducting the three-tier elections in Nepal.

Swaraj was in Kathmandu on February 1 and 2, on an official visit, in an effort to reach out to the country’s political leadership, ahead of the formation of a new government by a Communist alliance.

She is also the first high-level visitor from India after the successful holding of Parliamentary and first ever Provincial Assembly elections in Nepal, held in November-December 2017.

The EAM called on Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

Furthermore, Swaraj held meetings with K.P. Sharma Oli, Chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) (CPN-UML) and Nepal’s Prime Minister-elect, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, the political leadership of Rashtriya Janta Party Nepal and other leaders and congratulated them on their recent electoral victories. (ANI)