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Indian Foreign Secretary Gokhale reaches Nepal for two-day state visit


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Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday for a two-day state visit, aimed at reviewing the progress made in the ongoing India-aided projects in Nepal.
Gokhale's visit to Nepal comes a day before the Nepal Investment Summit 2019 is set to commence.
During the visit, the Foreign Secretary is scheduled to meet Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali and other political leaders from the Himalayan nation.
As per information from the Nepal Investment Board, a total of 602 participants from 38 different nations have confirmed participation.
A total of 110 officials and investors from India and 209 from China will also attend the summit.
In 2017, Nepal had organised the International Investment Summit on March 2 and 3, where India had committed USD 31700 million for the reconstruction bid of Nepal.
This year, Nepal expects participation of about 1,000 officials and investors from various nations.

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 10:30 AM IST

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