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PM Narendra Modi to embark on 2-day State visit to Nepal, announcement on Ramayan Circuit likely


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day state visit to Nepal on Friday during which he likely to hold discussions with his Nepali counterpart KP Oli and other top leaders of the neighbouring country to further strengthen bilateral ties.

After landing in Nepal, Prime Minister Modi’s will visit country’s historical and ancient city of Janakpur.

Prime Minister Modi will also visit the famous Janaki Mandir which will be followed by a civic reception hosted by the Mayor of Janakpur at Barhabigha Ground.

During his visit, Prime Minister Modi and Oli 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.

According to sources, a joint announcement on the proposed Ramayan Circuit, under which fifteen destinations like Ayodhya, Nandigram, Shringverpur and Chitrakoot will be developed to promote religious tourism, can also be made by the two sides.

The two sides will hold bilateral talks as well.

Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to meet with President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun.

Prime Minister Modi will also visit Muktinath temple in Mustang District and will depart for India on Saturday evening.

(With ANI Inputs)

Source: Zee News