Modi visits Nepal to restore neighbourly ties

Modi visits Nepal to restore neighbourly ties

Narendra Modi, who is now on a two-day visit to Nepal to strengthen Indo-Nepal ties, visited Muktinath temple on Saturday and offered prayers.

Modi expressed his desire to travel to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha in his future visit.

After assuming office in February, Oli made his first foreign visit to India in April.

Prime Minister also visited world famous Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu and worship Lord Shiva.

The two sides have agreed to explore ways to enhance cooperation in the field of agriculture, and for which the agriculture ministers of the two countries will meet soon, Oli said.

"Oli reiterated that Nepal would be sensitive to India's interests and its territory would not be used against India", Gokhale said.

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"India stands shoulder to shoulder with the people of Nepal". He also said that the work has begun on the detailed project report for linking Kathmandu to India via rail network. He said, "Today we are connected by cricket".

Modi also met a delegation of the Rastriya Janata Party - Nepal, which was led by Mahanta Thakur and held "fruitful and extensive" discussions, Kumar tweeted.

Adityanath received the Janakpur-Ayodhya Bus flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) on Thursday granted an electricity generation licence to SJVN Arun III Power Development Company to generate power from the Arun III Hydropower Project located in eastern Nepal.

"An auspicious start to Day 2 in Nepal!" At the holy city, the PM joined Oli in launching a bus service from Janakpur to Ayodhya. "The Ramayan Circuit has huge potential". He prayed at temple, which is sacred for people who follow Bhuddist and Hindu religion alike.

PM Modi is scheduled to depart for returning to India after receiving a civic reception in Kathmandu at Rashtriya Sabha Griha. "It shows the importance India attaches to the historical ties".

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