British minister of state for the arm forces to visit Nepal, Gurkha issues are likely to discuss - South Asia Time

British minister of state for the arm forces to visit Nepal, Gurkha issues are likely to discuss

 February 19, 2019  

Kathmandu  : Minister of State for the Armed Forces of Britain Mark Lancaster is arriving here on Wednesday on a four-day visit.

The State Minister is arriving here with an objective of taking stock of latest political scenario of the country as well as to further strengthen friendly relations between Nepal and UK.

He is scheduled to pay courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel and Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, separately.

Similarly, Chief of Army Staff, Purna Chandra Thapa, and the British State Minister, Mark, would hold discussions, according to British Embassy in Kathmandu.

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