Nidhi seeks India’s support for pollsDeputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has sought India’s support, particularly with vehicles and logistics, for the upcoming local level elections.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has sought India’s support, particularly with vehicles and logistics, for the upcoming local level elections.
After his meeting with newly appointed Indian Ambassador to Nepal Majeev Singh Puri, DPM Nidhi said he had repeated the request that he made with Indian officials during his recent visit to New Delhi. Ambassador Puri responded positively, said Nidhi. The Home Ministry, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has already sent a request to the Indian side for material support. According to the Indian Embassy, the ambassador assured of “serious consideration of the request”.
Besides, Nidhi and Puri also agreed to enhance cooperation for fighting terrorism that poses serious threat to both the neighbouring countries. They also discussed about bilateral security cooperation and Nepal’s political situation.
The Indian ambassador also paid courtesy call on another DPM and Minister for Local Development Kamal Thapa and discussed matters related to development cooperation.