Kathmandu: Nepal’s PM Sher Bahadur Deuba will visit India on August 23. It will be Dueba’s first overseas visit after assuming charge in June. During her recent visit to Kathmandu, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had called on Dueba. It was their first meeting since the Nepali Congress leader took over in a power-sharing deal in June. The meeting happened few days before the visit of Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang to Nepal
"A unique relationship of friendship & cooperation #IndiaNepal. EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba, Prime Minister of Nepal," Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Recently. Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara said his country will not take any sides in the ongoing Doklam standoff between India and China.
Mahara, who is also the Foreign Minister, had said that Nepal wants India and China to use "peaceful diplomatic means" to resolve the issue. "Nepal will not get dragged into this or that side in the border dispute," he had said.