India, September 16th 2016 : Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who landed at Indian capital New Delhi on Thursday, held an interaction with Nepali community in New Delhi on Thursday itself.
PM Dahal is on a four-day state visit to India at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
At the interaction organized by the Nepali Embassy here, PM Dahal also held discussions with local political leaders as well as Nepali students and media persons.
Discussing on matters of mutual interests, bilateral cooperation and various other dynamics of Indo-Nepal relations, PM Dahal assured the Nepali diasporas here that he will continue striving for safeguarding the interests of Nepalis and Nepal.
Present at the interaction were Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak who are also members in PM’s entourage.
PM Dahal expressed his confidence that the issues regarding the new constitution, promulgated in Nepal in last September, will be resolved internally. “We are effortful to address our internal issues by ourselves. We will come up with a resolution soon,” Minister Mahat quoted the PM as saying in the interaction.
On the occasion, Nepali community in India drew the attention of PM Dahal towards plethora of problems faced by them while living in a foreign shore. They shared their common day to day difficulties from opening a bank account to obtaining ration card and right to suffrage despite residing in India since long time.
Furthermore, they urged the PM to take their welfare into account and secure their rights in the new constitution.
Meanwhile, Indian leaders like Sitaram Yechury, DP Tripathi of Nationalist Congress Party and Sarad Yadav of Janata Dal (United) among others called on visiting PM Dahal reaching Nepali Embassy here.