Swaraj wraps up Nepal visit, returns to India

Swaraj wraps up Nepal visit, returns to India

The visiting Indian Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj has left for New Delhi, India on Sunday after completing her three-day official visit to Nepal.

Swaraj was here to pave way for the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in early August.

Talking with journalists at Tribhuvan International Airport before her departure, the Indian Minister said her Nepal visit was more fruitful than she expected.

Earlier in the morning, she met with the high-level leaders of CPN-UML including vice chairperson and Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam.

During her stay in Nepal, the Indian minister met with the President, Prime Minister, Speaker and other top political leaders and discussed bilateral issues.

Swaraj also led a Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting on behalf of India and sat together with her Nepali counterpart, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey.

Source: Nepalnews