Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar leaves for New Delhi

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: External Affairs Minister of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has left for New Delhi on Thursday afternoon concluding his two-day visit to Nepal.

The visiting minister, during his stay, co-chaired the Fifth Nepal-India Joint Commission Meeting on Wednesday where Nepal and Indian agreed on various bilateral issues including inundation issues, treaties and agreements related to the trade, transit and rail services, cooperation in tourism cooperation, food safety and standard and upgradation and maintenance of infrastructure and logistic facilities at major border crossing points.

The Indian EAM also paid courtesy calls on President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli.

He also visited Pashupatinath temple and offered worship on Thursday morning and held dialogue with the leaders of main opposition party Nepali Congress and Samajbadi Party.