Monday, 27 April 2015
Sunday, 26 April 2015
A 50 member Nepalese youth delegation today concluded its visit to India. Our ministry hosted a cultural programme and banquet in the honour of the Nepalese Youth Delegation lead by Nepalese Minister of Youth and Sports Shri Purushottam Poudel. This maiden visit of the youth delegation was part of Youth Exchange programme between India and Nepal. During the meeting, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) expressed that India and Nepal are close neighbour’s and we share a unique relationship of friendship and cooperation, characterized by open borders and deep-rooted people-to-people contacts. Mr. Poudel expressed his desire for exchange of sports persons, particularly from cricket. He said India can provide training to Nepalese cricketers and also sought support in development of cricket facilities in Nepal. Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) assured him of every possible support from Government of India in this regard.