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India will continue to contribute towards Nepal’s development, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with his Nepal counterpart at the inauguration of India – Nepal petroleum products pipeline. Speaking on the occasion PM said that India will continue to contribute towards Nepal’s development.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 07 Apr 2018, 14:30:16
PM Narendra Modi with PM of Nepal KP Oli (Image ANI) PM Narendra Modi with PM of Nepal KP Oli (Image ANI)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with his Nepal counterpart at the inauguration of India – Nepal petroleum products pipeline. Speaking on the occasion PM said that India will continue to contribute towards Nepal’s development.

“There is a long history of India’s contribution towards Nepal’s development, I have assured PM Oli that this will continue in future,” PM Narendra Modi said in his joint statement with Nepal PM KP Oli.

PM Modi added that the two nations will look to improve waterways and railways.

“We aim at improving waterways & railways with Nepal. Today we reviewed the progress in various such connectivity projects,” he said.

“We have strong relations when it comes to the aspect of security and are committed towards stopping misuse of our open borders,” he added.

PM Narendra Modi also announced that India and Nepal have agreed to work towards a new railway line to connect Kathmandu (Nepal) with India.

Meanwhile, the Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli said that both the countries have a lot of other things to offer each other. Oli said, “Nepal attaches great importance to its relations with India, our countries enjoy age old historical ties & have many things to offer to each other.” 


First Published: 07 Apr 2018, 14:30:16

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