Nepal’s parliament on Thursday unanimously endorsed changes in the country’s political map to include areas disputed with India.
The National Assembly, the 59-member upper house of Nepal’s parliament, unanimously passed the bill defining new boundaries of the Himalayan country, daily Kathmandu Post reported.
It was passed by the lower house, House of Representatives, last Saturday before being voted on in the upper house.
Nepal released its new map last month, which shows the disputed Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura regions as its own territories.
India also claims sovereignty over these areas.
The bill will now be sent to President Bidya Devi Bhandari for authentication.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.