Nepal Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala meets her Indian counterpart

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New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): Nepal Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala, who is on a five-day-visit to India, met her Indian counterpart S. M. Krishna here on Tuesday.

During her visit, Koirala is scheduled to meet Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

She is expected to hold a discussion with her Indian counterparts on ways to prevent cross border terrorism, border encroachment, cooperation in hydropower sector, boosting trade ties and review of 1950 Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty among others.

Issues related to providing transit facilities to Nepali goods and products from adjoining Indian ports and routes, the construction of the Special Economic Zone in Birgunj and Indian assistance for Bagmati conservation are among the major agendas.

Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal is also scheduled to visit India this month.

On Thursday, she will attend various events in Delhi and will leave for Kathmandu on Friday afternoon. (ANI)

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