Nepal's PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal's visit to India

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Nepal's-PM-Pushpa-Kamal-Dahal's-visit-to-IndiaIn a significant diplomatic development, Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' made a four-day visit to New Delhi on 31 May.

An overview of the news

  • Various projects were launched during the visit which included the Kurtha-Bijalpura section of the railway line.

  • An Indian Railways cargo train was inaugurated from the newly constructed rail link Bathnaha (India) to Nepal Customs Yard under Indian grant.

  • Integrated Checkposts (ICPs) were inaugurated at Nepalgunj (Nepal) and Rupaidiha (India).

  • Celebration of ICP in Bhairahawa (Nepal) and Sonauli (India).

  • Phase-II facilities under Motihari-Amlekhganj petroleum pipeline inaugurated.

  • Apart from this, another new pipeline will be built from Siliguri to Jhapa in eastern Nepal.

Exchange of MoU/Agreement between the two countries

  • Treaty of Transit between India and Nepal.

  • MoU between India and Nepal for cooperation in the field of Petroleum Infrastructure.

  • MoU between India and Nepal for development of infrastructure at Dodhra Chandani Check Post on Indo-Nepal border.

  • MoU between NPCIL and NCHL, Nepal for cross border payments.

  • Project Development Agreement of Lower Arun Hydro Electric Project.

  • MoU for the development of Phukot-Karnali Hydroelectric Project.

About Nepal

  • The kingdom of Nepal was established by the Shah dynasty.

  • It is a landlocked country in South Asia.

  • Prime Minister - Pushpa Kamal Dahal

  • President - Ram Chandra Paudel

  • Capital - Kathmandu

  • Currency - Nepalese Rupee

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