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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 20.08.2016

Mr. Bimalendra Nidhi, the Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of Nepal called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday (August 19, 2016).

The President congratulated Mr. Nidhi on his appointment at the Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of Nepal. He wished Mr. Nidhi every success in promoting national cohesion and reconciliation in Nepal.


The President said India attaches highest priority to its relations with Nepal and remains strongly committed to further strengthening this age old relationship. India-Nepal relations are firmly embedded in shared geography, history, culture, civilization and close people-to-people ties.


The President said long-term peace and stability of a united Nepal is India’s interest. India will work with Nepal towards this common goal.


The Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister reciprocated the President’s sentiments and conveyed on behalf of the President of Nepal an invitation to visit Nepal.


This release issued at 1900 hrs.