Washington DC: Minister for Foreign Affairs, NP Saud, who is currently on an official visit to the United States of America, continued the official engagements on the third day of the visit by meeting Senator Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday.
During the meeting with a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, the Minister discussed various aspects of the Nepal-US bilateral relations, emphasizing the importance of exchange of parliamentary experiences between the two nations, according to the Nepali Embassy in Washington DC.
Hollen had visited Nepal last September and he had a significant role in drafting the bill relating to the Temporary Protected Status targeting the Nepali community in the US. He is regarded as an influential democratic leader and represents Maryland in the US Senate. Nepal’s Ambassador to the US, Shreedhar Khatri and Deputy Chief of the Mission, Kumar Kharel, were also present in the meeting.