Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Oli issue joint press statement in New Delhi:
There is a long history of India’s contribution towards Nepal’s development, I have assured PM Oli that this will continue in future, says PM Modi.
“We aim at improving waterways and railways with Nepal. Today we reviewed the progress in various such connectivity projects,” he said.
“We have strong relations when it comes to the aspect of security and are committed towards stopping misuse of our open borders,” Modi said issuing the statement.
“We have agreed to work towards a new railway line to connect Kathmandu (Nepal) with India,” he said.
Oli said, “Nepal attaches great importance to its relations with India, our countries enjoy age old historical ties and have many things to offer to each other.”