India looking forward to work with new govt: Sood

Kathmandu, April 30:

Indian ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood today expressed hope that a new government would soon be in place in

Nepal to address the enormous task ahead of drafting a new constitution based on consensus, cooperation and unity among all concerned.

After presenting his letter of credence to Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala at the State Hall in Singha Durbar, Sood said India looked forward to working with the new government in Nepal, said a press statement issued by the Indian embassy.

He also reiterated that India would render all possible cooperation in assisting Nepal’s transition to peace, stability, democracy and development.

Also today, five other ambassadors to Nepal namely: Afghanistan’s Dr Sayed Makhdoom Raheen, Iceland’s

Dr Gunnar Palsson, Sweden’s Lars-Olof Lindgren, Czech

Republic’s Dr Hynek Kmonicek also presented letters of credence to the PM.

On the occasion, ambassador Sood congratulated the government led by Koirala and the people of Nepal for successfully holding CA polls.