Kathmandu, June 16, The proposal kept by PM KP Oli to revise the 1947 tripartite agreement between Nepal, Britain and India about the recruitment of Nepali soldiers in British and Indian armies has been disregard by the British government.
Speaking to the press at the Tribhuwan International airport at Kathmandu PM said the issue was not even included in the joint communique.
PM Oli also said his British counterpart Theresa May did not agree on the proposal of removing India from the agreement and make it bilateral.
Earlier, Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and other government officials said that the proposal to revise the treaty was one of the great achievement of PM’s Europe trip.
Former Gurkha soldiers and activities have been demanding that agreement be scrapped, as it does not favour Nepal.