KATHMANDU: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Nepal, Mazhar Javed, paid a courtesy call on Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa on Tuesday.
The meeting took place at the Home Ministry in Singha Durbar. During the meeting, Home Minister Thapa and the Pakistani Ambassador discussed Nepal-Pakistan bilateral relations and matters of mutual concern and cooperation.
On the occasion, Minister Thapa thanked Pakistan for its support to Nepal in education and technology among other sectors. He urged Pakistan for more support.
In response, Ambassador Javed said that cooperation could be furthered in security sector as well. He opined that now was the appropriate time for lasting collaboration between Pakistan and Nepal, as Nepal has a stable government in place for five years and Pakistan too recently got a new government for the same period of time.
The Pakistani Ambassador stated that preparations were being made for the exchange of visits by parliamentarians and youths between Nepal and Pakistan, which he hoped, would help further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit was also discussed in the meeting.