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12th India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG)

12th India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG):

The 12th India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG), which discusses several issues related to Border Management and security matters, was held in New Delhi in June 2022.

  • The two sides reviewed the decisions taken in the last JWG held in 2015 in Pokhara, Nepal.
  • The Joint Working Group reviewed the Border District Coordination Committee (BDCC) meetings held earlier and also the progress made on the signing of the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, Extradition Treaty and other outstanding MoUs to be signed between the two sides.
  • The Indian Delegation was led by Joint Secretary (Border Management) in the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Nepali side was led by the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Nepal.
  • The Nepalese delegation extended an invitation to the Indian delegation for the next JWG to be held in Nepal next year.