Kathmandu, August 21: The fifth meeting of Nepal-India Joint Commission has commenced in Kathmandu today.
The meeting is focused on strengthening the bilateral economic partnership with further consolidating the Nepal-India ties and utilizing it for the support of Nepal’s economic growth.
Review of agreements and treaties reached between the two countries and comprehensive discussion about Nepal-India multidimensional relations are other agendas of the meeting which will see the exchange of views on several topics including bilateral political relation, border and security, economic assistance and infrastructures, trade and transport, energy and water resources and culture and education and others.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that the meeting will review the entire situation of bilateral relations and make optimum efforts to further expand the bilateral connectivity and increase the level of mutual trust.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and Indian Minister for External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar are leading their respective delegations in the meeting. Likewise, high-level officials representing various concerned bodies of the countries are also present in the two-day meeting.