KATHMANDU, Feb. 11 (Nepal Foreign Affairs)–Foreign Minister of Bangladesh A.H. Mahmood Ali and Bhutanese Home Minister Dawa Gyeltshen visited Nepal to pay last respects to late former PM Sushil Koirala, on Wednesday.
During his stay in Kathmandu, Mr. Mahmood Ali conveyed the deep condolences on behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh for the sudden and shocking demise of the former Prime Minister who had been honoured as a “Friend of Bangladesh” in 2012 for his courageous support to the people of Bangladesh during the glorious War of Liberation in 1971.
Foreign Minister Mahmood Ali also held a brief meeting with Mr. Kamal Thapa, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Nepal. During their interaction they expressed satisfaction at the existing excellent relations between Bangladesh and Nepal and expressed keen desire to further promote and strengthen this relationship for mutual benefit.
Indian Nationalist Congress leader D.P Tripathy and Indian Former Prime Minister Chandrasekhar’s political adviser H.N Sharma also paid homage to late Koirala at Dasarath Stadium.
Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay also sent condolence message to Nepali Congress leader Sujata Koirala on the demise of the former prime minister and Nepali Congress President.