Swaraj calls Gyawali to congratulate, extends invitation to visit India

ANI | Updated: Mar 19, 2018 10:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a phone call to Nepali counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to congratulate him for assuming the post.

The Indian Mission to Nepal tweeted on Sunday, "EAM @SushmaSwaraj made a phone call to congratulate newly appointed Foreign Minister Mr. Pradeep Gyawali on 16 March. In her congratulatory letter, she expressed confidence that India-Nepal partnership will be further strengthened during his tenure. Extends an invitation to visit India."

Swaraj also extended an invitation to Gyawali to visit India in coming days.

Gyawali assumed the post of Foreign Minister of Nepal on Friday after Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli expanded his cabinet for the third time since he assumed the post on February 15, this year. (ANI)