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Nepal, India review trade treaty

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Senior officials from and met on Thursday in to review the trade treaty between the two neighbours.

The Indian delegation is led by Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, (South Asia), Department of Commerce, while Ravi Shankar Saiju, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Industry, is leading the Nepalese delegation during the two day meeting.

This is the second Nepal-Joint Secretary-level meeting to review the trade treaty that was signed between the two countries in 2009.

During the two-day meeting, will respond to Nepal's proposal of updating treaty submitted in the first meeting held in in August 2018, officials said.

has requested India to help reduce its increasing trade deficit through free access for its products in Indian market.

In April last year, India and agreed to review trade treaty to further promote trade and investments between the two countries.

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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 15:45 IST
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