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Govt to reap benefits from neighbours’ progress: Mahat
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May 20, 2017-Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that the government was working to take benefits from India and China while keeping Nepal’s national interests at the core.
Addressing an interaction organised by the Association of Former Career Ambassadors of Nepal on Friday, he said that Nepal had failed to reap benefits from the prosperity of its neighbours as its foreign policy had long been used to serve political interests.
He urged the former ambassadors to extend cooperation as the government was making reforms in the country’s foreign policy on the basis of national consensus.
The former ambassadors suggested developing a robust foreign policy which does not change whichever government is at the helm.
Published: 20-05-2017 06:34