Nepal-India secretary-level meeting kicks off in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: The Nepal-India Home Secretarial-level meeting has kicked off in the capital today.

The talks would focus on the issues of cross-border criminal activities and security situation of the two nations.

Similarly, the Indian team members are likely to raise the issue of Indian fake currency notes strongly. Lately, India has been piling pressure on Nepali officials to curb the smuggling of fake Indian currency.

India’s Home Secretary R K Singh is leading a 16-member talks team while Home Ministry Secretary Nabin Kumar Ghimire is heading the Nepali delegation in the meeting.

Top officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Home, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Department of Immigration and top-level police officials, among other officials are representing the Nepali delegation.