Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday said he raised the issue of a border dispute between Nepal and India during a meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
Making a joint statement following delegation-level talks, the Prime Minister said he told the Indian Prime Minister to resolve the border dispute through a bilateral mechanism.
“We discussed border issues. And, I urged Modi ji to resolve the issue through a bilateral mechanism,” said Deuba.
On a separate note, the Prime Minister said he truly admires love and affection for Nepal and the Nepali people and hoped that his visit will further enforce these innate sentiments.
“I admire the progress that India is making under the visionary leadership of PM Modi. We’ve seen India’s effective management battling Covid-19 and received first vaccine aid from India as well as medicines, medical equipment, and logistics to combat the pandemic,” said PM Deuba.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba invited his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to visit Nepal. “We both agree to continue the high-level visit. I look forward to welcoming Prime Minister Modiji to Nepal,” said Prime Minister Deuba.