DPM Thapa urges Indian envoy for 'cooperation' to resume supplies

KATHMANDU: The government has once again urged India for its cooperation to immediately remove the obstruction seen recently at Nepal-India border points.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kamal Thapa, made this request in a meeting today with Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singha Durbar.

Talking briefly to the Rastriya Samachar Samiti after the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Thapa said he repeated Nepal's expectation of cooperation from India for removing the blockade at the border.

He said he stressed on the need of both sides working together at the local and the central level for removing the border obstruction so that the Nepali people will get relief.

Meanwhile, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Nepal, Wu Chuntai, paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Thapa today.

On the occasion, discussions were held on Nepal-China relations as well as on various matters pertaining mutual interest and concerns, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated.