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New Delhi : Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on August 24, 2017, said that India is partnering to create physical infrastructure and establish social institutions in Nepal. He was interacting with the Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba who called on him here on August 24.

The Vice President said that enhanced connectivity between the two countries will boost economic growth and renewed focus should be given to projects like Terai Roads, Rail links, integrated check posts, as well as Raxaual-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline. He said that there was immense potential for bilateral cooperation in hydro-power sector and both countries should work for expeditious implementation of Pancheshwar project signed in 1996, according to a PIB release. ” We need to expand our cooperation in water resources sector for the benefit of people of our two nations,” Naidu added.

The Vice President said that Nepal is engaged in the important task of implementing the Constitution and establishing progressive and inclusive political agenda and it is important to establish a political system that accommodates the aspirations of every section of Nepal’s society. He congratulated Prime Minister Deuba and the Government of Nepal for successfully conducting two phases of Local body elections. India would be happy to extend any election related assistance for the upcoming elections in Nepal, Naidu added, according to the PIB release.

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