Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda has told Indian business leaders that his nation is committed to creating an investor-friendly environment.
Speaking in New Delhi on Monday the prime minister
also stressed the importance of Nepal's relationship with India. He
said it is not undermined by his nation's growing ties to China.
India is Nepal's biggest trading partner and its lone fuel supplier.
Indian and Nepalese officials are expected to discuss making changes to
a 1950 trade and transit treaty. In addition, they are expected to
address recent flooding that has devastated parts of both countries.
This is Prime Minister Prachanda's first official visit to India.
He is expected to meet with his Indian counterpart, Manmohan Singh, as
well as other high-level officials, during his five-day trip.