Nepal President meets Sushma Swaraj to boost bilateral ties

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her first overseas tour during which she will hold talks with the top leadership to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. Bhandari, who is on a five day visit to India, will meet President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and explore ways to expand co-operation. The two countries' ties were slightly strained following the agitation by the Madhesi community.