Sushma Swaraj Leads All-party Delegation to Koirala's Funeral

Published: 09th February 2016 03:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th February 2016 03:06 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today led an all-party delegation to Nepal for funeral of former Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, who passed away early in the day.

"Together with Nepal, at its time of loss. Minister Swaraj is leading an all-party delegation for funeral of former Koirala," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.

The delegation comprised of Congress leader Anand Sharma, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Koirala, who was the Prime Minister of Nepal from 11 February 2014 to 10 October 2015, passed away due to pneumonia at his residence early today. He was 79.

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