21 june / 2019

Visit of the delegation of the Federation Council

On 19-21 June 2019, a delegation of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, headed by its Chairperson Hon. Mr. Andrei A. Klishas, visited Kathmandu. The Russian MPs had meetings with the Chairman of the National Assembly of the Federal Parliament of Nepal Rt. Hon. Mr. Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, Chairperson of Delegated Legislation Committee of the upper house Hon. Mr. Ram Narayan Bidari and a member of the House of Representatives, former Speaker of the Nepali parliament Hon. Mrs. Onsari Gharti Magar.

The two sides exchanged experience in parliamentary control over activities of executive bodies and discussed burning issues of the bilateral agenda, in particular, the prospects for cooperation in economic, cultural and educational areas, as well as the legal status of Russian compatriots living in Nepal. Russian and Nepali representatives noted proximity of positions of Kathmandu and Moscow on a number of international issues. The head of the Federal Council’s delegation Hon. Mr. Andrei A. Klishas underlined importance of further strengthening of partnership and mutual understanding between our countries. The Nepal-Russia Parliamentary Friendship group, recently established by Nepali MPs, will contribute to deeper bilateral cooperation.