PM: (PM reaches in Nepal on two-day visit)

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reached on Monday in Nepal on two-day visit.

He was received by Nepalese Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

The Prime Minister will convey felicitations to the Nepalese leadership on the successful conclusion of its democratic process, resulting in the formation of a new government.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will congratulate the newly elected Prime Minister of Nepal His Excellency Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli who will be welcoming the Prime Minister at the Guard of Honour Ceremony today (Monday).

During his visit, the Prime Minister will also call on the President of Nepal Her Excellency Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Prime Minister’s visit will provide an opportunity to further expand and strengthen bilateral relations across all areas of mutual interest including trade, education, tourism, defence and people to people contacts.

Ways of invigorating SAARC as an important regional organization will also be discussed. Nepal is an important regional country and Pakistan`s ties with Nepal are characterized by cordiality, mutual respect and commonality of interests. The two countries also support each other at bilateral and multilateral fora.