The Foreign Minister of Nepal, Prakash Sharan Mahat called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly session in New York. The Nepalese Foreign Minister said Pakistan is an important country in South Asia and expressed the desire to enhance bilateral relations. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif highlighted that there is tremendous potential to enhance bilateral trade relations. Current trade volume of 1.36 million dollar per annum is far from satisfactory. Both countries could work together in the fields of agriculture, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure and automotive industry, the meeting reiterated. The Prime Minister stressed the need for early conclusion of a bilateral free trade agreement.