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Dahal meets Japan’s LDP senior leader Nikai

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Dahal meets Japan’s LDP senior leader Nikai

CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is currently in Japan, held a meeting with Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) senior leader Toshihiro Nikai on Tuesday. The LDP is the ruling party of Japan.

Nikai is the LDP's former general secretary, former economy, trade and industry minister and is a member in the House of Representatives. He is also the President of Nepal-Japan Parliamentary Committee. He was accompanied by other senior leaders in Japan during the meeting with the former Prime Minister of Nepal.

The meeting focused on various aspects of Nepal-Japan relations, according to Dahal's secretariat.

The two leaders discussed the ways for further consolidating the bilateral relations between the two neighbors. Besides, exchange of high-level visits between the two countries and the establishment of sisterly relations between cities in both countries were also discussed in the meeting.    

On the occasion, leader Dahal urged the Government of Japan to increase the scale of its assistance to Nepal's agriculture, tourism, hydropower and physical infrastructure development sectors.