Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that foreign policy of the nation should be centered on the nation and national interest. Addressing a programme with the theme of ‘National Dialogue on Foreign Policy’ organised in the federal capital, Kathmandu, today, former Prime Minister Dahal favoured maintaining balanced relations with neighboring countries.
He also said that foreign investment would be required to realise the government’s goal of ‘Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepalis’. He also said that all political parties should have a common understanding on foreign policy. Similarly, speaking in the programme, former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa opined that the national interest should be kept at the centre while dealing with diplomatic relations.
Likewise, former Foreign Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat said that opposition Nepali Congress was supporting the government in its efforts to carry out good works, adding that it should forge consensus on common agendas.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali shared that the government would soon organise ‘Sagarmatha dialogue’, a global forum, and its series would come up.