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.”