Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on two-day to Nepal started on 11th May. It is his third visit to Nepal since he became PM in 2014. While talking about India’s Neighbourhood First policy, PM made an announcement of Rs 100 crore package to develop Janakpur, Nepal. Know more about his agenda of the second day.
In his today’s agenda, he has many things to do. He visited Muktinath temple of mustang. He was the first leader in the world to visit this temple. Later, he went to Pashupatinath temple to offer his prayers. In honour of Indian PM’s visit, the historical temple has been decked. The traditional music played in temple premises. While he offered prayers at the sanctum sanctorum, 108 Brahmins chanted mantras simultaneously. He is expected to hold several political meetings with leaders from various parties later in the day.
Apart from this, Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart KP Oli have made a great start towards forging the ties of two nations by inaugurating a direct bus service between Janakpur and Ayodhya as part of a “Ramayan Circuit”. The two also inaugurated 6000 crore hydroelectricity project Arun III. Modi also called this hydroelectricity project crucial for the growth of Nepal.
In fact, PM of Nepal KP Oli requested PM Modi to facilitate the exchange of demonetised currency notes held in the Nepali banking system and by the general public at the earliest.