PM: The bridge of trust between India and Nepal should be strengthened

PM assures Nepal of full cooperation in its development programmes
Three agreements signed
Kathmandu,The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today had a meeting with the Prime Minister of Nepal, Shri Sushil Koirala. Delegation-level talks were also held between the two sides. 
Narendra Modi highlighted that the biggest focus of the two nations should be development. “Sabka saath, sabka vikaas” is relevant for India’s neighbours too, he asserted. Stressing the need for prioritizing infrastructure in the pace of development, Shri Narendra Modi said that the bridge of trust between the two nations should be strengthened. Asserting that India respects Nepal’s sovereignty, the Prime Minister hoped that the process of Constitution-making would be completed soon. 
The Prime Minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala endorsed the Prime Minister’s view we should work together with mutual confidence and trust. He sought India’s assistance in several development projects. Peace and stability are essential for development, he asserted.
 The Prime Minister appreciated the Constituent Assembly’s objective of a federal democratic republic Later, three agreements were signed between India and Nepal, in the presence of the two Prime Ministers: 

•Letter of Exchange for establishing Pancheswor Development Authority
•MoU in the health sector for Goitre Control Programme
•Cooperation between Doordarshan and Nepal TV
The two Prime Ministers released a commemorative postage stamp to mark the visit of the Prime Minister of India. 
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