PM Dahal, his Indian counterpart Modi meet

Kathmandu : Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', who is on an official visit to India, and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi held a meeting on Sunday evening. 

In the meeting held at New Delhi, Prime Minister Dahal congratulated Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, for taking charge of the country's executive head for the third consecutive time and expressed confidence that the relations between Nepal and India would reach a new height during his tenure. 

On the occasion, they discussed various issues of bilateral interest and mutual relations between Nepal and India. Matters related to the implementation of agreements and understandings signed between the two countries in the past were also discussed.  

PM Dahal attended the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Modi on Sunday evening. The Prime Minister had left Kathmandu for New Delhi on Sunday. He is accompanied by his daughter Ganga Dahal, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Padam Giri, Foreign Secretary Sewa Lamsal and other high-ranking government officials. Prime Minister Dahal is scheduled to return home this evening.