Date Of Post: 07 Apr, 2018
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli, today, held extensive deliberations covering entire expanse of bilateral relationship and vowed to boost ties in key areas of defence and security, connectivity & trade. India will continue to support Nepal as per that country’s priorities, Modi said after the talks. Both sides have agreed to expedite all connectivity projects, he added.
- The two countries agreed on laying a new railway line to link Kathmandu with India, Modi also said.
- He said, India & Nepal have close ties in defence & security and will work together to stop misuse of their open border.
- On his part, Oli said, he has come to India to take the bilateral ties between the two countries to newer heights commensurate with the realities of the 21st century.
- He said,”We want to erect a strong edifice of trust-based relationship between the two close neighbours that we are.”