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Between several months of communication gap and talk, an important meeting is going to be held between India and Nepal on Monday. Taking steps towards improving the relationship, high officials of both countries will hold a review meeting on August 17 on Nepal-sponsored projects in Nepal. Although it is a pre-scheduled meeting and it has no special relation to the border dispute, but it is expected that given the current situation, it is expected that this will lay the foundation for a good relationship towards reducing the tussle between the two countries. The importance of this meeting also increases because Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli has spoken to PM Modi just before the meeting. This 8th meeting of the Nepal-India Inspection Mechanism is seen as an expectation of softening of the tensions arising out of the recent border dispute between the two countries. The meeting, which is taking place after 9 months, is proposed in Kathmandu on 17 August. Let us know that Nepal has been showing air in the past few months
In fact, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the phone on 15 August after months of growing up with India at the behest of China. While giving information about the conversation between the two leaders, the Indian Foreign Ministry had said that PM Modi was called by PM KP Sharma Oli of Nepal. PM Oli congratulated the government and the people of the country for the 74th Independence Day and recently for being elected a temporary member in the UN Security Council of India.
There was talk between the heads of the two countries for the first time after the dispute
Just before the meeting, Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli’s conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is very important diplomatically. This phone conversation between the two leaders is important because for the first time since the tensions that have arisen due to Nepal’s inclusion of Indian territories in the new political map. In the neighboring country, India has been cooperating in a variety of development works and the two countries have been extremely friendly for centuries, but in recent times, the government of KP Sharma Oli has taken steps to increase tensions with India and fire with rhetoric. Ghee is added.
What did Nepal say about the meeting
While informing about the meeting to be held today, Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali had said at that time that we have no option but to talk. He further said that we cannot hold all our relations hostage on the border dispute. Let us know that the round of this meeting was established after the visit of Prime Minister Pushp Kamal Dahal to India in 2016. Its objective was to take necessary steps for the implementation of mutual projects and to complete them within the deadline.
Who will be included in the meeting
Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi will lead the meeting on behalf of Nepal. The Indian contingent will be led by India’s Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Quatra. While the meeting is being held to review India-funded projects, officials and diplomats say it is being seen as a resumption of negotiations between the two countries.
What Nepal said on border dispute
The External Affairs Minister said that for some time the issue of border dispute can be separated, but we will have to resolve it soon. He said, ‘The shadow of differences on one issue should not fall on all our mutual issues. We should move forward. We believe in constructive relationships and the upcoming meeting is a step to move forward in this direction. ‘ The External Affairs Minister said, ‘We are confident that our friendship with India will move in the right direction.
How relations with Nepal deteriorated recently
In fact, Nepal’s Oli government passed a new political map of the country in May, covering the Indian areas of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura. India opposed this and rejected the map, saying that the map is not based on historical facts and evidence. India had also said that it is also a violation of mutual understanding to resolve any dispute through negotiation in both countries.


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