MoFA releases schedule for Foreign Minister Gyawali's India visit

KATHMANDU: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali is scheduled to visit India to attend the Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting.

In a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), today, the ministry notified that Minister Gyawali will visit New Delhi from 14 to 16 January for the sixth Meeting of Nepal-India Joint Commission.

"The Joint Commission Meeting will discuss the whole gamut of Nepal-India bilateral relations, including trade, transit, energy, boundary, COVID-19 cooperation, infrastructure, connectivity, investment, agriculture, tourism, culture, among others," the read out from Nepal's foreign Ministry read. Gyawali is visiting at the invitation of his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar.

It has been learnt that while in the Indian capital Gyawali will also meet high-level Indian dignitaries.

Similarly, the Nepali delegation to set sail consists of Ambassador of Nepal to India, Foreign secretary, Health secretary, and other senior officials of the Government of Nepal.