Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has said that India wants to see a peaceful and prosperous Nepal.
During a meeting with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who arrived in Indian capital on Friday for a three-day state visit, at New Delhi-based Rastrapati Bhavan on Saturday afternoon, Indian President Kovind said that he wanted to see development in Nepal.
On the occasion, the duo discussed issues of mutual interests and strengthening bilateral relations between Nepal and India, Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Shankardas Bairagi said.
According to Secretary Bairagi, Indian President congratulated Oli on his election to the post of Prime Minister.
The Indian President further extended an invitation through PM Oli to his Nepali counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari for visit India.
Similarly, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also held a meeting with PM Oli. During the meeting, the duo had reached an understanding to move ahead by implementing the past agreements.
Earlier, PM Oli was accorded ‘guard of honour, amidst a special ceremony at the Rastrapati Bhavan in New Delhi this morning.Source: The Kathmandu Post