Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is all set to embark on an official five-day visit to India from August 23-27.
PM Deuba would be making a first foreign visit to India after being elected to the executive head of the nation.
The agenda of the visit is under discussion, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara.
Sharing his ministry’s immediate action plan to media persons today, DPM Mahara said prior to PM Deuba’s visit to India a high-level Chinese delegation led by the Vice-premier of China is visiting Nepal and that the visit would be concentrated on post-quake reconstruction in the country.
He also shared that the ministerial conference of the BIMSTEC member states meeting will be held in Kathmandu from coming August 10.
Foreign Ministers or equivalent level of participation from all seven member states will take place in the conference. The conference will then lead to the Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation to be held in Nepal.
In response to a media query, DPM Mahara said Nepal was of the view that her two big neigbours-China and India maintain cordial relations through peaceful diplomacy and dialogue.
On the occasion, the Foreign Minister said the major immediate goal of Nepal’s foreign policy was effective practice of economic diplomacy for a prosperous Nepal, while also raising Nepal’s pride and prestige at the international level reports RSS.