Nepal PM Oli calls on PM Modi, delegation level talks to follow

, 2:14 PM IST

New Delhi : Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, who is on his first visit abroad after assuming office in October last, on Saturday, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on the visiting dignitary. Her meeting was aimed at renewing the important relationship between the two countries.

Earlier, he paid tributes to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat here.

He was accorded a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Prime Minister Modi and the Nepal Prime Minister will hold delegation level talks this afternoon.

The two leaders will discuss issues of mutual concern, as well as strengthening bilateral cooperation in diverse areas including developmental assistance, energy and connectivity.

After the talks, the two countries will exchange agreements. (ANI)