Koirala congratulates Modi, invites him to Nepal
May 19, 2014-
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Sunday made a telephone call to the Indian prime minister in waiting Narendra Modi and congratulated him for his victory during the Lok Shaba elections.
During the conversation, PM Koirala, on the behalf of Nepali Congress, the Government of Nepal and the general public, offered best wishes to Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party for the impressive victory and urged him to work together to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries, said Koirala's foreign relations adviser Dinesh Bhattarai.
Koirala hoped that India will make further progress under the able leadership of Modi. "We are ready to welcome you here," said Koirala to Modi. While accepting the congratulatory message and invitation, Modi told PM Koirala that he is also interested to work with the Nepali leadership to further strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
Similarly, President Ram Baran Yadav and PM Koirala separately called on BJP President Rajnath Singh on Sunday and congratulated him for securing majority in the Lok Shaba polls. "Had a telephonic conversation this morning with Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav and Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. Nepal's president and PM congratulated us on BJP's spectacular victory in the general elections. BJP hoped for good Indo-Nepal relations," Singh tweeted.
Published: 19-05-2014 01:59