KATHMANDU: The Cabinet on Tuesday reviewed the recent visits of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's special envoys to India and China and concluded that the visits helped strengthen bilateral relationship between the neibhouring countries.

After the new government was formed in his leadership, Prime Minister Dahal had sent his deputies Bimalendra Nidhi and Krishna Bahadur Mahara to India and China respectively as his special envoys.

After holding high-level meetings in New Delhi, Deputy Prime Minister Nidhi returned home today, while Deputy Prime Minister Mahara was back to Kathmandu on August 20. They briefed the Cabinet about their engagements in New Delhi and Beijing and the response that they received.

The special envoys had conveyed Prime Minister Dahal's message to the Indian and Chinese leadership and explained the new government's priorities.

The special envoys told the Cabinet the Indian and Chinese governments showed their positive interests on the government's priorities, according to the government spokesperson and Minister for Information and Communications, Surendra Karki aka Ram Karki.