Nepal’s Prez invites Indian Prez for Nepal trip
President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has invited his Indian counterpart President Pranab Mukharjee for Nepal visit. President Dr Yadav extended such invitation during his meet with the Mukharjee today at latter’s official residence in New Delhi.
In response to the invitation of President Dr Yadav, Mukharjee has said that he is eager to visit Nepal and make his trip at a convenient time.
The Indian President has expressed his concern over Nepal’s political deadlock, election, Nepal’s peace process and other issues of mutual concern with the Nepal’s head of the state. As a Finance Minister under the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh led government, Mukharjee had played a key role from Indian side during the 12 point agreement struck in New Delhi that brought Nepal’s then rebel Maoist into peaceful politics.
During the meeting, President Dr Mukharjee has stressed the need of election through forging national consensus to ensure peace and stability in Nepal. Informing Mukharjee that the Nepal’s parties are close to consensus, Presiden Yadav expressed his confidence that election will be held by April 2013.
Meanwhile, President Dr Yadav has also met today with the General Secretary of Congress (Indian) Janardan Trivedi.