New Delhi, December 7:

Minister for Foreign Affairs Sahana Pradhan, who is in New Delhi for the 29th SAARC foreign ministers’ meeting, held a meeting with her Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee today.

The meeting was focused on border problems between Nepal and India, charge d’ affairs at the Nepali embassy in New Delhi Tara Pokharel said.

During the meeting, Pradhan sought India’s help to resolve the problems in the Tarai region of Nepal. India is positive in this regard, said in-charge of the South Asia desk of the Indian foreign ministry Pradyumna Shah. The ministers also discussed on the current state of affairs in Nepal. Foreign secretary Gyan Chandra Acharya and charge d’affairs Pokharel accompanied Pradhan while Indian External Affairs Minister Mukherjee was accompanied by Indian foreign secretary Shiv Shanker Menon. Pradhan also met with foreign ministers of Maldives and Afghanistan today. All the foreign ministers of the SAARC nations will have a joint meeting with Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh tomorrow morning, before leaving for Agra.

The Nepali delegation led by Pradhan will return to Nepal on Sunday.