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Foreign Ministry rejects China’s new map which includes Kalapani in India

The Nepal Weekly
September 5, 2023

Issuing a statement Nepalese Foreign Ministry reiterated that it stands firm on the political map the Parliament has endorsed three years ago and asked the international community including neighbouring countries to honour the same.

“Nepal stands firm and clear on its political and administrative map unanimously approved by the Parliament of Nepal in 2020,” the Foreign Minister stated in a statement issued on September 1, 2023.

“The government unequivocally believes that this map must be respected by our neighbours as well as the international community,” reads the statement.

“Nepal in 2020 issued a political map which includes areas of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh under its territory, after India had made a claim on the same.

Nepal stands firm and clear on its political and administrative map unanimously approved by the Parliament of Nepal in 2020. The government of Nepal unequivocally believes that this map must be respected by our neighbours as well as the international community.

“Nepal remains committed to resolve the boundary matters through dialogues and diplomacy,” pointed out the Foreign Ministry. Nepalese Foreign Ministry issued the statement in the wake of a new political map published by government of China which included Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulek areas within Indian territory.