India-Nepal Statement on Expanding Rail Linkages: Connecting Raxaul in India to Kathmandu in Nepal

7 April 2018; 1430 hrs With the objective of expanding connectivity to enhance people-to-people linkages and promote economic growth and development, the Prime Ministers of India and Nepal agreed to construct a new electrified rail line, with India’s financial support, connecting the border city of Raxaul in India to Kathmandu in Nepal. As a first step, it was agreed that

Hon Commerce Minister’s engagements in Delhi

Hon Mr Matrika Prasad Yadav, Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies had a courtesy meeting with Hon Minister of External Affairs of India, Ms Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi today. During the meeting, the two Ministers exchanged views on a range of matters of Nepal-India relations. Hon Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies conveyed the desire of the Government of

Press Release on Hon’ble Commerce Minister’s engagements in New Delhi

Press Release Hon Commerce Minister’s engagements in Delhi Hon Mr Matrika Prasad Yadav, Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies had a courtesy meeting with Hon Minister of External Affairs of India, Ms Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi today. During the meeting, the two Ministers exchanged views on a range of matters of Nepal-India relations. Hon Minister of Industry, Commerce and

Foreign Secretary of Nepal, Mr Shanker Das Bairagi, speaking in the Raisina Dialogue 2018, on the panel theme “Towards a Bay of Bengal Community: Development, Growth & Security”

Unedited notes from the Foreign Secretary Mr Bairagi’s presentation on BIMSTEC: ## The world has witnessed the waves of liberalization, privatization and globalization. More recently, the forces of economic nationalism have been quite active. Amidst these uneven developments and contradictions, we, the BIMSTEC members, need to define a vision for where we will be heading as a region and as

National Day Reception

  The Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi organized a reception this evening to mark the National Day (Constitution Day). His Excellency Gen Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd), Minister of State for External Affairs of India, attended the reception as the chief guest. Also present in the event were Members of Parliament, political leaders, government officials, members of diplomatic community, former

Meeting of Boundary Working Group

  The fourth meeting of Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) concluded today in Dehradun, India with the signing of Agreed Minutes between the two sides. The meeting reviewed the progress made in the past three years in the boundary related field works as per the mandate of the BWG that include construction, restoration and repair of boundary pillars, as well