Ex-ministers & experts of Foreign policy praise PM’s decision to attend Modi’s oath

Kathmandu, May 23. Former Foreign Ministers and experts have welcomed the decision of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to be held on May 26.

Former Foreign Minister and Chief of the Foreign Department of Nepali Congress leader Ms. Sujata Koirala has said that the visit of the Prime Minister to India, on participating the swearing ceremony of Narendra Modi which will help to recover the gaps in Indo-Nepal relationship surfaced after the demise of late Girija Prasad Koirala , speaking at an interaction program organized by the Reporters Club Nepal on Friday.

Koirala strongly claimed that the visit would help advancing the bilateral relationship between the two nations. She stresses on that the bilateral relation between two nations will be more fostered in the tenure of Modi. She said,” Narendra Modi had already showed his effective vision for the development. As he anticipated the model of development in the Gujarat, soon he became popular in the peoples of India. Koirala stresses on the necessary of high-level visit to India, speaking at the interaction program presided by the Reporters’ Club president Mr. Rishi Dhamala.

UCPN-Maoist leader and the expert of foreign policy Mr Ram Karki has said that the visit is important at a time when the relationship between the political parties of Nepal and India are not smooth. He added that the visit will help to enhance our party to party relation in heights. Karki has urged PM Koirala to make strong preparation while heading to the participation of high level visit.
Karki has stressed that to focus on the roadmap of further plans to copulate on build the bilateral relation strong and reach in the heights. He added,” the new government lead by the Bharatiya Janata Party, where most of the MP’s are from the North of the India who are keen to known as our nepal so closely, our leaders should have to initiate their criteria of fostering the relation in way of economic prosperous and security concerns.

In the concerns, of what would be the relation between Bharatiya Janata Party and his party UCPN-Maoist, Karki has claimed that there is no more tension among them. Remembering that the 12-point agreement had done under the initiation by BJP leader and the then Prime Minister of India Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Karki has opined his views that the foreign policy of india will be guided by the Narendra Modi himself as there has been long time where there is foreign policy always directed by the Indians’ beuarocracy.

Similarly at the same occasion Former Foreign Minister and leader of Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani has said that the decision of Narendra Modi to invite executive heads of SAARC nations in his swearing ceremony is seems quite praiseworthy. He further suggested to take the way of open market policy between both countries for the easy doing business. He added that the both nations will take the much more economic beneficial under the new open market policy.

Likewise, Dinesh Bhattarai, the Prime Minister’s Advisor for Foreign Affairs also expressed his hope that the visit would help strengthen bilateral relationship between the two countries.

Bhattarai informed that PM Koirala is scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh after attending the oath-taking ceremony of Narendra Modi. Similarly, Koirala will meet with his counterparts of the Saarc’s representation who will be attained the ceremony.

Reporters’s Club Nepal’s president Mr. Rishi Dhamala has also expressed his view that the visit will be more fruitful which strengthen the Indo-Nepal bilateral relations in the heights. Dhamala further stresses on that the Nepal should take an advantage from the Modi led government as NaMo is himself the inceptor of the development.

He expressed his hope that the visit will be more fruitful to share our experiences of ongoing peace process, drafting process of the new constitution, political consensus and the development agendas.