DPM Nidhi meets Indian Home Minister Singh, draws attention to Kanchanpur incident
NEW DELHI, March 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi, who is presently on India visit this morning held a meeting with Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
During the meeting took place at the North Block-based Indian Home Ministry, DPM Nidhi drew the attention of the Indian Home Minister towards the incident of the Indian Seema Suraksha Bal opening fire in Kanchanpur a few days ago in which a Nepali national was killed, said DPM’s press coordinator Ramji Dahal in a press statement.
The Indian Home Minister, terming the incident regrettable, expressed sorrow over the death of a Nepali in it.
On the occasion, DPM Nidhi proposed India to add more two teams to the three Nepal-India joint border survey teams which have been working on the issues pertaining to Nepal-India border dispute for the past three years and to accelerate the works relating to reconstruction of border pillars and associated technical matters.
The Indian Home Minister said the Indian side was positive toward the matter of increasing the number of technical teams.
The home ministers of two neighbours pledged to give continuity to the bilateral assistance in security sector and further augment it in the days ahead.
Acknowledging India’s logistics support to Nepal during the elections of Constituent Assembly, DPM Nidhi urged India for such support in upcoming elections, too. The Indian Minister responded the call positively.
Nepali Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyaya was also present in the meeting.
DPM Nidhi who arrived here three days before in connection to attending the third International Meeting on Counter Terrorism is currently busy in holding political meetings. RSS