Nepal PM Oli calls Narendra Modi to greet him on 74th Independence Day

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convey his best wishes on India’s 74th Independence Day, the PMO said in a statement.

“The Prime Minister of Nepal greeted the Government and People of India on the occasion of its 74th Independence Day, and also conveyed congratulations for India’s recent election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council,” according to the official release.

“The leaders expressed mutual solidarity in the context of the efforts being made to minimise the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in both countries. Prime Minister offered India’s continued support to Nepal in this regard,” the statement said.

PM Modi thanked his Nepalese counterpart for his telephone call and recalled the civilizational and cultural links that India and Nepal share.