Nepal, Cambodia sign bilateral agreements to expand ties

Nepal and Cambodia reached four bilateral agreements during the ongoing visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen to the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.


Deputy PM and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokharel welcomes Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen as Hun Sen arrives to participate in the Asia Pacific Summit 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal on November 29, 2018. (Photo: VCG)

The two sides signed the deals following the bilateral talks between the prime ministers of the two countries.

The agreements were on air transport, visa exemptions, political consultations and cultural cooperation, according to a press release issued by the foreign ministry late Thursday.

During their talks, Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and Hun Sen discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to Nepal-Cambodia relations, according to the ministry. 

"The two prime ministers expressed happiness on friendly relations existing between the two countries," the ministry added. 

Hun Sen arrived in Kathmandu for a four-day official visit on Thursday morning. He is scheduled to meet Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari during his visit.