PM hails India on Independence Day

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Aug 15, 2015-

On the occasion of the 69th Independence Day of India, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has extended greetings to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the people of India.

In his statement, Prime Minister Koirala said, “The Independence of India in 1947 has been a landmark event of the twentieth century. This day heralded the beginning of liberation and freedom from the yoke of colonialism and subjugation for many countries and peoples in Asia and Africa, and enabled them to join the comity of nations. The association of our leader BP Koirala with the Indian Independence Movement demonstrates our common commitment to the noble cause of independence and self-dignity. Historic relations between Nepal-India remain firm and unassailable based on this foundation.”

“I firmly believe that we should maintain the momentum generated by your historic visits [last year] to mutual benefit of our peoples and work together for promoting peace, stability, and development in the region,” he said.

“The people of Nepal rejoice in the achievements of India in various fields as the largest democracy and one of the rapidly emerging economic powerhouses.”

 

Published: 15-08-2015 15:51

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