Nepal sets agenda for third joint commission meeting with India

Kathmandu, July 25: The Government of Nepal has set the agenda for the third Nepal-India Joint Commission (JC) meeting scheduled for Saturday in Kathmandu.

According to government spokesperson and Minister for Information and Communication Minedra Rijal, the cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister Sushil Koirala’s official residence this morning has discussed and approved the agenda for the meeting.

According to the nepalnews.com web site, the meeting’s focus is likely to be on various issues, ranging from economic cooperation, trade and transit, water resources, border management and security.

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu on Friday evening on a three-day official visit to co-chair the joint commission meeting. (ANI)