Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to go to Nepal on Buddha Jayanti

Sticking with the custom throughout high-level exchanges between India and Nepal, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays a go to to Nepal’s Lumbini on Could 16. 

This would be the fifth go to of PM Modi to Nepal.

Prime Minister Modi will attend the particular ceremony on the auspicious event of Buddha Jayanti in Lumbini. 

“The Prime Minister of India along with the Prime Minister of Nepal will take part in a prayer on the Mayadevi Temple, lay the inspiration stone for the development of a centre for Buddhist tradition and heritage on the Monastic Zone in Lumbini, and tackle the particular ceremony to be organised to have fun Buddha Jayanti on the Lumbini Worldwide Buddhist Meditation Centre and Meeting Corridor,” Nepal’s international ministry stated in an announcement. 

Whereas in Lumbini, the 2 prime ministers will maintain bilateral talks and trade views on Nepal-India cooperation and issues of mutual pursuits. 

Throughout the go to, Nepal Overseas Minister Dr Narayan Khadka can even name on the Indian prime minister.  

Nepal’s international ministry stated the upcoming go to of the Prime Minister of India will contribute to additional strengthening the bilateral relations and the age-old socio-cultural bonds between the 2 international locations.

As per the Indian international ministry, Prime Minister Modi can even ship a speech at a Buddha Jayanti occasion organised by the Lumbini Growth Belief underneath the aegis of the Authorities of Nepal.

Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba had paid a go to to India in April after being sworn-in in July. It was the prime minister’s first bilateral go to overseas, in line with the custom. 

Throughout Deuba’s go to, one of many highlights was the operationalisation of the 35-kilometre cross-border rail from Bihar Jayanagar, India, to Kurtha, Nepal. The Konkan Railway Company will present the mandatory technical help initially. 

The second mission that was inaugurated was the 90-km-long 132 kV double circuit transmission line connecting Tila, Solukhumbu and Mirchaiya, Siraha, which is near the Indian border. 

Along with the above talked about, agreements offering technical cooperation within the railway sector, Nepal’s induction into the Worldwide Photo voltaic Alliance, and a pact between Indian Oil Company and Nepal Oil Company on guaranteeing common provides of petroleum merchandise have been additionally signed. 

In the meantime, India has formally proposed Naveen Srivastava as the brand new ambassador to Nepal, as per sources. 

Srivastava, who at the moment heads the East Asia division within the Ministry of Exterior Affairs, has been enjoying a key function in diplomatic and navy talks with China to sort out the navy standoff alongside the Line of Precise Management (LAC) in japanese Ladakh that started two years in the past. 

Srivastava is ready to succeed Vinay Kwatra, who was appointed because the international secretary.

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