EAM Jaishankar held talks with his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali with a focus on various key aspects of the bilateral relations.
Nepal has been offered China’s vaccine — Sinovac — but it seems to be interested in procuring the Indian vaccine.
Army Chief General MM Naravane’s visit to Nepal on November 5 could ease the tension between India and Nepal and is likely to set the stage for foreign secretary-level talks, sources said.
The Lipulekh pass is a far western point near Kalapani, a disputed border area between Nepal and India.
Nepalese Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra are leading the delegations representing their respective countries.
There are around 550 traders in Banbasa who have traditional trade relations with their counterparts in Kanchanpur, Nepal.
Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the "generous support".