Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 24 March) – Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Ambassador of Nepal to India, has requested Indian government for an early start of the supply of additional electricity through the newly constructed Kusaha-Kataiya and Parwanipur-Raxual transmission lines.
While meeting with Indian State Minister for External Affairs, M.J. Akbar on Friday (24 March) at the latter’s office, Ambassador Upadhyay made this request. The Indian Minister assured to look into the matters positively.
”The Ambassador requested for cooperation of the Ministry of External Affairs in resolving trade related issues like countervailing duty and anti-dumping charges currently levied against the Nepali jute products exported to India”, Nepali Embassy in Delhi mentioned in a press release.
The release further said, ”the Ambassador also requested for an early start of the supply of additional electricity power through the newly constructed Kusaha-Kataiya and Parwanipur-Raxaul transmission lines. The Minister of State for External Affairs assured to look into these matters positively.”
During the meeting, views were exchanged on the current state of Nepal-India bilateral relations. They stressed on the need of continuously monitoring the progress made in the bilateral development cooperation projects including road infrastructure to ensure their timely completion.