Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Indo-Nepal friendship ties while addressing a civic reception which was accorded to him by the Nepal government.
PM Modi assured that India will always support Nepal in all circumstances. He said, “Bharat will work as Sherpa in the journey of Nepal.” He also gave a slogan to mark the bilateral friendship between the countries as “Nepal-Bharat Maitri Amar raho.”
PM Modi continued by saying, “Kathmandu is just not the birthplace of Lord Buddha, or the state having the Mount Everest but it is in itself an entire world. There is something unique about the beauty of Kathmandu. It is a mixture of the ancient and the modern. This city showcases the culture of Nepal. Kathmandu is a special city. It has an important place in the history of the world.”
Regarding the arena of sports, Modi said, “Nepal is now connected to the Indian Premier League (IPL). Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane is participating in IPL.”
Modi also gave another slogan “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas” to promote the bilateral friendship.
PM Modi is scheduled to depart for India from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu after completing his two-day visit to Nepal.