Pakistani envoy calls on DPM Mahara


KATHMANDU — Pakistani Ambassador to Nepal, Mazhar Javed, called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara, today.

During the meeting, matters relating to bilateral relations, mutual interests and cooperation were discussed, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

On the occasion, the Foreign Minister insisted on the need of connecting both countries via an air route, calling for making initiations from both sides toward that end. He was of the view of holding the meeting of the bilateral consultation mechanism regularly and using it as a means of further consolidating bilateral ties. Stating that Nepal and Pakistan have always cordial relations, he stressed the need for taking such relations to a new height.

While the Pakistani Ambassador, informing the Minister that the Pakistani government would give top priority to the issue of connecting both countries with an air route, insisted on the need for doing more to further boost up mutual cooperation and bilateral ties. RSS