July 17, 2009 – Kantipur Online

Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and other delegates, including Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala, are arriving in Kathmandu on Saturday morning from Egypt after taking part in the 15th NAM summit this week. On the sidelines of the Summite, PM Nepal met his Indian, Pakistani, Malaysian and Bangladeshi counterparts, and presidents of Sri Lanka, Egypt, according to the Foreign Ministry. Nepal briefed Indian PM Manmohan Singh on Nepal’s peace process and the government’s endeavour to bring about durable peace and draft the constitution on schedule. Singh appreciated efforts of the new government to work in collaboration with all political parties for peace, stability and constitutional development.
He assured India’s full cooperation in this regard. Nepal-Bangladesh talks focused on the possibility of activating the Phulbari-Banglabandha route further and making the Mongla Port more accessible for trade.


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