Allow exchange of demonetised notes at earliest: KP Oli to PM Modi

Glen Norman
May 12, 2018

He stressed on the special relation shared by India and Nepal and talked in length about the major cities of the Kathmandu valley.

After wrapping up all rituals in Pashupatinath, PM Modi signed the visitor's book and was presented a miniature of the Pashupatinath temple by the authorities.

"Our goal is too far and both India and Nepal are in the base camp of the Mt. Everest".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at Muktinath Temple in Muktinath on Saturday.

The land-locked country depends on India for trade and supplies.

There were also perceptions that Oli was leaning towards China than India. "Stronger India-Nepal relations enjoy broad political support", MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. He said, "Today we are connected by cricket".

Both sides also agreed to dispatch a joint technical team to resolve the recurrent inundation problem along the Nepal-India border. The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) on Thursday had granted an electricity generation licence to SJVN Arun III Power Development Company to generate power from the Arun III project located in eastern Nepal. He would leave for New Delhi in the evening to end his two-day visit to Nepal. Alleging violation of the model code of conduct, Gehlot said Modi's temple visits in Nepal were being aired on the day of polling in Karnataka. "The Ramayan Circuit has huge potential".

The PM, who visited Janakpur, the birthplace of of mythical Sita in Ramayana, also inaugurated a bus service between Janakpur and Ayodhya to promote religious tourism between the two countries, bounded by a common religion of the majority people, culture and heritage.

He also thanked the locals and officials for their warm hospitality and said, "I thank the people of Kathmandu for the memorable civic reception".

Both prime ministers later expressed their confidence in the strengthening of the historic ties between the two countries which had taken a tumble due to the 2015 Madhesi agitation.

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