PM Modi holds delegation level talks with Nepalese counterpart

Written by April 7, 2018 13:46

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held delegation level talks with his Nepalese counterpart KP Oli to deepen bilateral ties between the two neighbors. The two leaders are believed to have discussed an entire gamut of issues concerning bilateral ties.

Later, PM Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Oli issue joint press statement.

What PM Modi said:

# There is a long history of India’s contribution towards Nepal’s development, I have assured PM Oli that this will continue in future

# We aim at improving waterways and railways with Nepal. Today we reviewed the progress in various such connectivity projects.

# We have strong relations when it comes to the aspect of security and are committed towards stopping misuse of our open borders.

# We have agreed to work towards a new railway line to connect Kathmandu (Nepal) with India.

Nepal PM KP Oli said, “Nepal attaches great importance to its relations with India, our countries enjoy age old historical ties and have many things to offer to each other.”

The two leaders also inaugurated India-Nepal petroleum products pipeline from New Delhi.