NEW DELHI: India’s ties with Nepal are “unparalleled”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, a day sooner than his visit to Lumbini within the neighbouring country on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.
In a assertion, Modi said he was having a survey forward to meeting Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba again after their “productive” discussions throughout his visit to India last month.
He said each facet will proceed to manufacture on the shared conception to elongate cooperation in a number of areas, including in hydropower, development and connectivity.
“Our ties with Nepal are unparalleled. The civilisational and folks-to-folks contacts between India and Nepal invent the enduring edifice of our end relationship,” Modi said in his departure assertion.
“My visit is intended to bear a perfect time and additional deepen these time-honoured linkages which had been fostered by centuries and recorded in our long history of inter-mingling,” he said.
The high minister is paying a day-long visit to Lumbini on Monday on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. This would be the high minister’s fifth visit to Nepal since 2014.
“I dwell up for offering prayers at the Mayadevi Temple on the auspicious occasion of Buddha Jayanti. I am honoured to follow within the footsteps of millions of Indians to pay reverence at the sacred space of Lord Buddha’s delivery,” Modi said.
Modi and Deuba will protect end talks in Lumbini with a handle additional expanding cooperation in a number of areas including hydropower and connectivity.
“I moreover dwell up for meeting Prime Minister Deuba again after our productive discussions throughout his visit to India last month,” Modi said.
“We are able to proceed to manufacture on our shared conception to elongate cooperation in a number of areas, including in hydropower, development and connectivity,” he added. PTI MPB
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