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PM KP Sharma Oli: Nepal to hold BIMSTEC 2018

ANI  |  Kathmandu [Nepal] 

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli on Saturday announced to host the 2018 Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and (BIMSTEC) summit.

During his meeting with Narendra Modi, Nepali said will hold the BIMSTEC summit, while expressing commitment towards building the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-initiative.

As informed by in a press conference, both the Prime Ministers talked of bilateral economic ties and building strong bilateral relations in future.

The BIMSTEC is an international organisation of seven nations of South and South East Asia, including Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan, and

They further held discussions on other bilateral initiatives jointly undertaken by both countries.

Further, the two leaders agreed to "bridge the commitment implementation gaps" between two countries.

He extended his gratitude toward for their hospitality.

Prime Minister Modi was on a two-day visit to Nepal and will now depart for

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 15:46 IST