“Visit reflects the high priority India attaches to friendly relations with Nepal,” Modi tweeted ahead of the visit.
“As Nepal enters a new era of consolidating the gains of a democracy and achieving economic growth, India remains a steadfast partner of the Nepal government to implement their vision of ‘Samriddha Nepal, Sukhi Nepali’ (prosperous Nepal, happy Nepal),” the PM tweeted.
This Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s third visit to the neighouring country and the first one after the formation of the new government in Nepal.
While focussing on implementing key India-assisted projects and building mutual trust, PM Modi will reportedly hold talks with Nepal’s top leadership during his two-day visit.
In the afternoon, the Prime Minister will fly to the capital, Kathmandu, where he will be given a guard of honour by the Nepal Army.