India looking forward to deepening and strengthening special relationship with Nepal: Rajnath Singh

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The Foreign Minister of Nepal Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali called on Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in New Delhi today. The Foreign Minister is in India for the 6th India-Nepal Joint Commission Meeting. During his interaction with the Raksha Mantri, the Foreign Minister conveyed his greetings from the leadership of Nepal, and expressed his desire to deepen the bilateral relations. He also expressed thanks for all the assistance provided by India. Shri Rajnath Singh reciprocated the sentiment and emphasised that India-Nepal relations are underpinned by unique people-to-people linkages.

The Raksha Mantri conveyed his personal connect, long association with leadership and special regard for the people of Nepal. Both the dignitaries expressed their satisfaction at the excellent military-to-military cooperation. Raksha Mantri stated that India is ready to provide Humanitarian assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) training & capacity building of Nepal.

Nepal Foreign Minister congratulated India on success in developing the Covid vaccine and expressed confidence that the pandemic will be soon overcome.

Raksha Mantri stated that India is looking forward for further deepening and strengthening the special relationship between India and Nepal.