PM consults diplomats ahead of India trip

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Kathmandu, May 24: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, who is visiting India from Monday to attend the swearing in ceremony of prime sushilminister-elect Narendra Modi, held discussions with the diplomats and foreign experts at his residence today.

Former ambassadors Prof Lok Raj Baral, Dr Bhesh Bahadur Thapa, Durgesh Man Singh, Sambhu Ram Simkhada, Posh Raj Pandey, Kedar Bhakta Mathema and Geja Sharma were invited for the discussions.

After the meeting, Prof Baral told the journalists that PM Koirala was advised to hold talks on bilateral issues, mutual understanding and development of Nepal between two countries with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi .

PM Koirala was also advised to further strengthen the bilateral relations in the days to come as it was a goodwill visit, Baral added.

Meanwhile, a meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) office-bearers was held at PM’s official residence today .

Issues related to PM’s India visit, contemporary political situation and appointing 26 Constituent Assembly members to be appointed by the government were discussed at the meeting, sources said.

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