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PM Modi's Lumbini visit: India, Nepal sign 6 MoUs

During Monday's talks, the two Prime Ministers had a broad overview of Nepal-India cooperation and matters of mutual interests with a view to further enhancing the close and cordial ties between the two countries.

Abhro Banerjee Edited by: Abhro Banerjee @AbhroBanerjee1 New Delhi Updated on: May 16, 2022 18:06 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Nepal PM Sher
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba as he arrives in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. 

During Prime Minister Modi's day-long visit to Lumbini, Nepal and India signed six Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) on Monday. The singing of the MoUs was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu. The signing came after talks between Modi and his Nepali counterpart, Sher Bahadur Deuba. 

The two Prime Ministers recalled their fruitful discussions during the Deuba's official visit to India on April 1-3, the Ministry said.  During Monday's talks, the two Prime Ministers had a broad overview of Nepal-India cooperation and matters of mutual interests with a view to further enhancing the close and cordial ties between the two countries.

The two sides also agreed in principle to establish the sister city relations between Lumbini and Kushinagar. The necessary process will be taken in due course through appropriate local authorities, the Ministry added. After the meeting, Deuba hosted a luncheon in honour of the Indian delegation.

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