(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) India's World: Relations with Nepal in COVID Era

Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) India's World

(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) India's World: Relations with Nepal in COVID Era

Topic: Relations with Nepal in COVID Era


  • Manjeev Singh Puri, (Former Ambassador)
  • Swaran Singh, (Chairperson, CIPOD, SIS, JNU)
  • Maj Gen Ashwani Siwach (Retd.), Defence Expert)

Topic Description:

The sixth meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission was co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali in New Delhi on 15 January. The Joint Commission comprehensively reviewed all aspects of multifaceted cooperation between the two countries and explored ways to further strengthen the traditionally close and friendly ties. Both sides discussed several areas of cooperation including in the areas of connectivity, economy and trade, power, oil and gas, water resources, political and security issues, border management, development partnership, tourism, culture, education and capacity building. The close cooperation between the two sides in combating Covid-19 pandemic in the region was noted. Nepal congratulated India on the remarkable success in production of Covishield and Covaxin in India and requested for early provision of vaccines to Nepal.

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Courtesy: RSTV