Kathmandu : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday that all misunderstandings with Nepal are over and that bilateral relations are on a high note
Stressing that the recent elections and its outcome would be written in golden words in the history of Nepal, the Indian Prime Minister said that relations between India and Nepal are special and that "I visit at a special time"
Comments after talks at delegation level with his Nepali counterpart KP Oli.
"India is standing shoulder to shoulder with the people of Nepal. Relations between India and Nepal are about inter-state relations, it's more like a family," said Modi
"I congratulate the Indian government and the Indian people cordially the Nepalese people for the progress made under the federal democratic construction. "
To reach the new Communist government in Nepal, Modi held extensive discussions with his counterpart and high-level government officials to improve bilateral relations following New Delhi's repeated attempt to Oli-led government in Nepal in recent months to cultivate, to reset.
After the Conversations, Modi and Oli Categorically
In just two months, Oli met Oli twice, assuring him that all serious and necessary grievances in Nepal would be tackled on a time-bound basis.
In this regard, Nepal and India have achieved half a dozen major understandings during Modi's two-day state visit, which will provide momentum in bilateral relations in the future.
However, India remained silent on the exchange of banned Indian notes parked in various financial and banking institutions and held by the general populace and, at Nepal's request, adding four additional air routes through India.
Modi and Oli held one-to-one talks and delegation-level talks on which both sides agreed to resolve outstanding issues before September 1
A team of Indian experts will start monitoring y for the feasibility of rail links and India is also dispatching a team of experts to conduct the feasibility study for inland waterway transport from Nepal to India.
"We are connected to Nepal by rail, water, transmission line, oil pipeline." Modi told the media. He also announced a gift from the indigenous radiotherapy machine for Bhaktapur-based cancer hospital.
Both sides also agreed to send a joint technical team to solve the recurrent flooding problem along the Nepal India's border
Both prime ministers agreed to an extension of agricultural cooperation. The first meeting of agriculture ministers from Nepal and India should be held soon to develop a roadmap for agriculture, research and development, education and organic farming.
The two leaders also agreed to an early meeting for the construction of 46.00mw Pancheshwor multipurpose project of India and Nepal in common.
"We have evaluated the partnership between Nepal and India, some of the projects have made progress and some are progressing well and we have agreed to fully review the trade and transit traffic," Modi said.
"We connect through waterways, railways, roads, transmission lines and oil pipelines, and will work together in areas of safety and defense."
The long-awaited 900-megawatt Arun III hydropower project was part of a joint press conference at the hotel Dwarika & # 39; s inaugurated in the capital Battisputali.
The Nepal Investment Authority (IBN) granted a power generation license on Thursday from SJVN Arun III Energy Development Company for power generation from the Arun III project in eastern Nepal.
Earlier in the day, Modi was assigned the honor guard at a ceremony in the Nepal Army Pavilion. The cannon of the Nepalese army offered a salute with 21 guns in honor of the Indian Prime Minister.