Nepal | January 17, 2021

Indian foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to arrive today

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KATHMANDU: Foreign Secretary of India Harsh Vardhan Shringla will land in Nepal today for a two-day official visit.

Shringla’s visit follows a series of Indian high-level visits to Nepal made in an attempt to better the once very strained relations between the two countries following the May-border row.

“The visit is in continuation of the regular exchange of high level visits between the two friendly neighbours,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement earlier.

The Foreign Secretaries of the two countries will hold bilateral meeting and discuss wide ranging areas of cooperation between Nepal and India on November 26.

Shringla will call on the high level dignitaries of Nepal and hand over Covid-19 related support to the Government of Nepal.

Chief of Indian foreign intelligence agency RAW Samant Goyal and Chief of Indian Army General MM Naravane had visited Nepal prior to Shringla in a bid to what seemed like mending fences.

The Indian foreign secretary will return home on Friday, November 27.


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