First bilateral mechanism meeting between Brazil and Nepal concludes

KATHMANDU: The first meeting of the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism (BCM) between the foreign ministries of Nepal and Brazil was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil in Brasilia on Thursday.

The meeting was held in a spirit of cordiality, mutual understanding and cooperation, said a press release issued by the Embassy of Nepal in Brasilia.

During the meeting, the overall state of bilateral relations between Nepal and Brazil were discussed. The two sides exchanged views on promoting cooperation in the areas of trade, investment, agriculture, hydropower development, technical cooperation, education, sports and tourism, among others, within bilateral framework, south-south and triangular cooperation as well as cooperation in multilateral forums.

Foreign Secretary of the Government of Nepal, Shanker Das Bairagi and Under-Secretary General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil Ambassador Henrique da Silveira Sardinha Pinto led their respective delegations to the consultation meeting.