Prime Minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on telephone this morning. He briefed PM on the steps taken for rehabilitation and reconstruction in Nepal following the earthquakes in April and May. Koirala invited Modi to visit Nepal on June 25, to address the First Donors’ conference in Kathmandu. Koirala also said that he had sent his Finance Minister Ram Chandra Mahat to Delhi with a personal invitation for Prime Minister.
Koirala congratulated Modi on a successful visit to Bangladesh and on historic agreements signed in Dhaka and welcomed Prime Minister’s support for sub-regional connectivity between Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Modi assured Koirala that India would be with Nepal in all its decisions. Modi conveyed his appreciation to Koirala on the progress in the political process on drafting of the Constitution and conveyed his best wishes for the successful conclusion of the peace process and adoption of a Constitution.