Nepal-India relations have improved, claims PM

KATHMANDU: An Indian Army team led by its Chief, General Dalbir Singh, has paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu on Saturday.

Welcoming the Indian Army Chief Singh, PM Dahal mentioned that Nepal-India relations had improved by series of events like his India visit, participation during BRICS-BIMTEC Outreach Summit held in Goa and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Nepal recently.

Nepal was heading along its journey of Constitution amendment, conclusion of peace process, reconstruction after the 2015 Gorkha earthquake and economic prosperity, informed PM Dahal to the Indian Army team, during the meeting.


During the meeting, Singh informed that a new service centre was going to be established in Butwal od Rupandehi district to provide pension facility easily to retired members of the Indian Army in Nepal.

The Indian Army Chief expressed his belief that the long-time Nepal-India ties would get stronger in coming days too.