"Together with Nepal, at its time of loss. Minister Swaraj is leading an all-party delegation for funeral of former Koirala," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.

The delegation comprised of Congress leader Anand Sharma, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Koirala, who was the Prime Minister of Nepal from 11 February 2014 to 10 October 2015, passed away due to pneumonia at his residence early today. He was 79.

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