Visit will help strengthen relations with Nepal, says Modi
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday
said he hoped to have fruitful discussions with Nepal’s leaders to help
strengthen relations between the two nations.
Modi, who travels to Nepal on Sunday on a two-day
visit, in a tweet said. “I hope to have fruitful discussions with leaders and
lawmakers of Nepal that will take India-Nepal relations to even greater
“Looking forward to visiting Nepal. Nepal and India
are time-tested friends and our two nations share a common culture and
In a series of tweets the Prime Minister said his
visit to Nepal was significant as he would get an opportunity to offer prayers
at the Pashupatinath temple on the last Monday of the month of Shravan.
Recollecting his chance meeting with Nepali migrant
Jeet Bahadur Saru Magar in 1998, Modi said the trip also has personal emotions
attached to it.