In his first engagement, Dr. Jaishankar paid courtesy call on Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli a short while ago. Later in the day External Affairs Minister will co-chair the 5th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission with his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.
The Commission will review overall state of bilateral relations and various areas of cooperation. The main focus will be on economic partnership, trade and transit, connectivity, power, water resources and inundation. Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs will also host a dinner in honour of Dr. Jaishankar.