Nepal has assured India that it will not allow its territory to be used for activities inimical to India’s interests. The Home Ministry said this in a statement after the two-day Home Secretary-level talks between India and Nepal which ended in New Delhi today.

New Delhi also assured Kathmandu of its commitment to provide all necessary cooperation and assistance in security matters. 

Who led the discussions?

The Indian delegation was led by Home Secretary R K Singh while the Nepalese delegation was headed by his counterpart Sushil Jung Bahadur Rana.

What was discussed?

The two sides discussed wide ranging issues like countering terrorist activities, curbing cross-border crimes, circulation of fake Indian currency notes, smuggling of arms and ammunitions, trafficking of narcotics and psychotropic substances. The meeting was held in a cordial environment and both the countries expressed their satisfaction on the outcome of the issues deliberated during the meeting and hoped it will go a long way in addressing mutual security concerns, enhancing cooperation and friendly relations between the two countries.