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Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Nepal President

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister today discussed bilateral ties with visiting President Bidhya Devi Bhandari.

"Shaping our shared historical and cultural linkages. EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at @RashtrapatiBhavan," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Bhandari, who arrived here yesterday on a five-day visit and was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, is slated to meet President and Prime Minister Modi, among other Indian leaders.

This is Bhandari's first visit abroad after assuming office in 2015. She was scheduled to have visited last May, but the trip was cancelled after the then cabinet in said it was not adequately prepared for it.

During her stay in India, she is also expected to travel to and

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 14:42 IST