Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Narendra Modi trying to 'influence' Karnataka voters with Nepal temple visits: Congress

File A street vendor in Kathmandu File A street vendor in Kathmandu
Glenn Montgomery | 12 May, 2018, 20:56

The foundation stone laying ceremony was originally planned for April when Oli visited New Delhi, but it was put off after Nepal said preparatory work had not been completed.

According to the IBN, Nepal will receive Rs 348 billion over 25 years from the project.

Modi also visited Muktinath Temple and Pashupatinath Temple on Saturday.

The central banks of India and Nepal are discussing the "technical issues" related to return of demontised Indian currency notes, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale today said, hoping the apex banks of the two neighbouring countries would be able to resolve it.

BIMSTEC comprises seven countries lying in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

A team of Indian experts will begin the survey for the feasibility of the rail linkages and India is also sending a team of experts to conduct feasibility survey for inland water navigation.

"As the sherpa extends support to climbers to reach the top of the Everest, India will do the same to Nepal", Modi said. He said, "Today we are connected by cricket".

He said both sides agreed to be committed towards the stated projects.

The two leaders also discussed the implementation of various India assisted projects in Nepal and made a decision to bridge the implementation gap in some of the projects, the foreign secretary said.

Modi flagged off a bus service from Nepal's Janakpur (the town where goddess Sita was born) to Ayodhya in India (Lord Rama's birthplace).

Earlier, in the day Modi was conferred with the guard of honour at a ceremonial function at Nepal Army Pavilion. Then they inaugurated the "Ramayan Circuit" to promote tourism in Nepal and India. He prayed at temple, which is sacred for people who follow Bhuddist and Hindu religion alike.

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

Addressing thousands, Modi said: "Ayodhya is incomplete without Janakidham".

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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