Sushma Swaraj arriving Thursday

KATHMANDU: Minister for External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj is arriving here on Thursday on a two-day visit to Nepal.

During the visit, Ms Swaraj is scheduled to meet with President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Sher Bahadur Deuba, and senior leaders of major political parties separately, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Meanwhile, in a statement issued on Monday, the Ministry of External Affairs of India has stated that the visit to Nepal by the Indian Minister for External Affairs is being held in continuation of the high-level political dialogue between the two countries.