India and Nepal have signed MOUs in the presence of Prime Ministers of Both the countries in New Delhi on Thursday.
PM Narendra Modi and Nepal PM Deuba together inaugurated two cross-border power transmission lines in Nepal.
During the day long delegation level meet, PM Narendra Modi and PM Deuba held delegation level talks with Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba where they have discussed bilateral issues.
India and Nepal inked eight pacts, including on cooperation in countering drug trafficking. India has agreed to extend support Nepal to construct houses, improve health and education facilities.
“Had a positive meeting reviewing the gamut of our partnership,” Modi said at a joint press event with Deuba
PM Modi also assured Deuba of India’s commitment towards overall growth and development of the Himalayan nation.
Deuba said Nepal would “never allow any anti-India activities from its soil”.
Nepal PM asked PM Modi to “support Nepal more” for development plans and to build more trust and understanding to expand the relations between two nations.
“India has played an important part in our development efforts and we request Prime Minister Modi to support us more for development plans and first to build trust and understanding to expand our relations,” Deuba said
Earlier in the day, Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was accorded ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
In his first foreign trip after assuming office, Deuba arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday on a four-day visit.