Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, Mar 27, 2017) – India’s newly appointed ambassador for Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri called on CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Monday at the latter’s parliamentary office, Singh Durbar.
After presenting his letter of credence to the President on Sunday, Ambassador Puri has begun his political meetings with the leaders of major political parties. He first met with Sher Bahadur Deuba, president of Nepali Congress on Sunday and held about two hours long meetings. Deuba had organized ”dinner party” in his honour.
Since Prime Minister Prachanda is in China, Ambassador started his introductory call from the chief of the largest party Nepali Congress. His natural selection was KP Oli, leader of the main opposition and Former Prime Minister as next leader to hold courtesy meetings.
During the meeting that took place at the CPN-UML parliamentary party office, Singha Durbar, the duo discussed matters relating to Nepal-India long-standing historic relations, its continuity and mutual interests, according to UML Chief Whip Bhanubhakta Dhakal.
On the occasion, leader Oli said his party was all committed to implementing the constitution promulgated by the Constituent Assembly as a result of people’s long struggle for so and empowering the people.