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Nepal FM visits Janakpur ahead of Modi visit

Nepal FM visits Janakpur ahead of Modi visit

It is towards this end that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin a two-day visit to Nepal from Friday -- the third to the Himalayan neighbour in his current tenure -- and meet his Nepalese counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli, with New Delhi working swiftly to accelerate the pace of its joint connectivity initiatives in Nepal. PM Modi is coming here for the first time along with Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Security has been tightened in the country and as many as 11,000 security personnel from both countries will be deployed during the visit.

The prime ministers are likely to sign a number of pacts and inaugurate the Rs 6000-crore Arun 3 project which is expected to generate around 900 MW of power.

During Oli's visit, India and Nepal had agreed to construct a new electrified rail line, with India's financial support, connecting the border city of Raxaul to Kathmandu in Nepal.

Modi will be reaching Patna airport from Delhi at 10 am and will leave for Janakpur in the Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper.

Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to meet with President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun. The same day, Oli and Modi will hold bilateral talks, where various issues related to Nepal-India relations will be discussed.

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Leaders of various political parties in the country will call on Prime Minister Modi in Kathmandu. Roads have been decorated with flags of Nepal and India.

During the Prime Minister's visit to Nepal, he will hold wide ranging discussions with Nepalese PM Oli. It reflects the high priority India, and personally I attach to our age-old, close and friendly ties with Nepal'.

As Nepal ushered into a new era of consolidating the gains of a democracy and achieving economic growth, he said that India remains a steadfast partner of the Nepal Government to implement their vision of "Samriddha Nepal, Sukhi Nepali" (Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali ). "We hope to get land clearances faster", sources said. Now that he's in the prime minister's seat again, New Delhi has been trying to recover lost ground with Oli who made no secret of his displeasure with India during his election campaign earlier this year.

The sources said there may be an announcement on the proposed Ramayan circuit, under which fifteen destinations like Ayodhya, Nandigram, Shringverpur and Chitrakoot will be developed to promote religious tourism.

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