Nepal looking Forward to Enhancing Cooperation with Pakistan, Rising Regional Politics

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Islamabad;The Ambassador of Nepal to Pakistan H.E . Ms. Sewa Lamsal called on Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Dr.Fehmida Mirza on 21 June 2019. Matters pertaining to enhance bilateral cooperation were discussed.

The Minister warmly welcomed the guest and said that Pakistan is committed to enhance bilateral ties with all regional countries. “We attached great importance to our relations with Nepal” she said.

The Ambassador expressed immense pleasure over the improving bilateral ties and said that Nepal is keen to strengthen relations with Pakistan in multinational areas. “After political stability, the government is focusing on economy. We have to rise above regional politics and look forward to enhance cooperation. Focusing on our commonalities, we can take our relations to a new height” she said.

Both sides agreed to make SAARC an effective regional forum.

Dr. Mirza asserted that the regional politics should not effect SAARC. Highlighting the potential of CPEC, she said that it offers an opportunity for the region to open up and reap the economic benefits through cooperation and connectivity.

Both sides agreed to enhance cooperation in trade, adventure tourism, religious tourism, sports, women empowerment. Ms. Sewa Lamsal also extended invitation of the upcoming South Asian Games to the Minister.