"Mutual Trust between Nepal-India must"

Kathmandu: Various speakers at an interaction programme organised by the GP Koirala Foundation on Saturday stressed for mutual trust between Nepal and India.

On the occasion of the Seventh Memorial Day of former Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, they pointed out the need of trust-building environment between the two countries.

 Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel said Nepal and India have been enjoying bilateral relations since centuries while noting the importance that both the countries should enable environment for mutual trust for development.

Also speaking on the occasion, CPN-UML lawmaker Lalbabu Yadav said both the countries would face bad time if problems emerged on Nepal-India relations of late was not meticulously resolved with wisdom.

Vinay Kumar, charge'd' affaires at Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said mutual development projects have advanced in both the countries with strong bilateral relations while noting Nepal's economy had taken strides during the premiership of late NC leader Koirala.

Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority Dr Govinda Raj Pokharel,Former chairman of the Nepal Council of World Affairs Dr Rajendra Shrestha and former ambassador Dr Suresh Chalise  including others also expressed their views at the programme.