Mahat invites Modi to donor conference

- Devendra Bhattarai, NEW DELHI

Jun 12, 2015-

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he would try his best to find time to attend an international donorsí conference to be hosted in Kathmandu on June 25.

During a meeting at his office in New Delhi on Friday, Modi told visiting Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat that India stands by Nepal during the crisis created by the earthquake. PM Modi has pledged to participate in the conference as far as possible. Otherwise he said he will send a senior minister for the meet, Mahat told the Post.

Modi accepted Mahatís invitation to participate in the donorsí conference. He also expressed Indiaís commitment to extend ìwhatever support is required in Nepalís reconstruction .

Mahat discussed the economic loss faced by Nepal and the rebuilding plans with the Indian PM. Modi expressed Indiaís commitment to provide economic and technical assistance. Earlier, Mahat held talks with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj.

Published: 13-06-2015 08:59

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