Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are holding bilateral talks today. The meeting was scheduled to be held at the venue of the ongoing Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow at 9:30 am local time (3:15 pm Kathmandu time).

This will be the first meeting between the leaders of the two historically and geographically tied neighboring countries after Deuba’s appointment as PM in the early quarter of 2021.

Prime Minister Deuba and Modi addressed the summit which is seeing the participation of leaders from 117 countries on Monday where they also had an informal meeting during the high-level segment on Monday.

After the meeting, PM Deuba is scheduled to meet Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. On Monday, Deuba had met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Likewise, Deuba is also scheduled to meet leaders and dignitaries of other countries in the sidelines of the summit.

Leading a delegation of 21 members, PM Deuba had left to attend the summit on Friday which is his first foreign visit since his appointment as the PM.

PM Deba is scheduled to return to Nepal on November 4.