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Nepali PM commends President’s commitment to SAARC

Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba commended President Maithripala Sirisena’s commitment regarding the activities of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and said the gratitude of all the SAARC countries must go to him in this regard.

He made these remarks at a meeting held with President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena on September 21 on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly Sessions in New York. President Sirisena emphasized the need of continuously taking forward the activities of SAARC without any hindrance and further said he held talks with the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to discuss further strengthening SAARC activities.

President Sirisena and Nepali Prime Minister Deuba paid attention to further strengthening bilateral relations at a time Sri Lanka and Nepal celebrate 60th anniversary of the establishing of bilateral relations.

The two leaders discussed to further broaden economic, trade and cultural relationships through a new dimension.

The Nepalese Prime Minister pledged his country’s continuous support to Sri Lanka and recalled his country’s support to Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council.