Kathmandu, June 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said foreign policy should be conducted on national consensus and common understanding as it is a matter of common concern of the entire nation.
Addressing the National Dialogue on Foreign Policy organized in the federal capital today, the PM stressed on consensus among all the political parties on foreign policy matters. He further reitarated that Nepal’s foreign policy is focused on enhancing national prestige in the world community by establishing international relations based on the principle of sovereign equality by protecting the country’s independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, autonomy and national interest.
The Prime Minister further said the present government, which is oriented towards the economic and social progress of the country, is steadfast on protection of the political achievements, good governance and development in the present situation when sovereignty has been fully vested in the Nepali people.
Similarly, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, said the expanded form of the domestic policy was the country’s foreign policy and in the changing context, its operation was centered on the protection and promotion of national interests. (RSS)