Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister pledges all support for CA election

KATHMANDU: Visiting Indian External Minister Salman Khurshid has pledged to provide all sorts of assistance to Nepal in the upcoming CA election scheduled for November 19.

Khurshid made such a commitment at a meeting with Chairman of the Interim Election Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi and his Nepali counterpart Madhav Prasad Ghimire held today.

During the meeting, discussions were held to effectively implement the agreements signed earlier between the two countries and run the Indian projects in Nepal.

The meeting was held at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.

After the meeting, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arjun Bahadur Thapa said issues ranging for mutual interests to CA election were held.

During the meeting, India agreed to provide 764 vehicles for the upcoming Constituent Assembly election and security bodies.

Secretary at the Finance Ministry Shantaraj Subedi and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Jayanta Prasad signed the MoU.

Of the total vehicles, 716 will be provided to security bodies while 48 others for the Election Commission.