New Delhi: Indo-Nepal ties are highly important, visiting Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said in New Delhi on Saturday (April 2) and suggested a bilateral mechanism to resolve boundary issues.
He was addressing a joint media conference after delegation-level talks with PM Narendra Modi.
“As PM Modi mentioned, we had friendly talks and fruitful discussions on various aspects of India-Nepal relations,” he said, adding, “We shared our perspectives on further strengthening our friendly ties.”
“I admire the progress that India is making under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Modi. We have seen India’s effective management battling COVID-19 and received first vaccine aid from India as well as medicines, medical equipment and logistics to combat COVID,” Deuba said.
He further said, “I truly admire your love and affection for Nepal and the Nepali people, and my visit today will further enforce these innate sentiments.”
“We discussed the boundary issue, and I urged PM Modi to resolve it through the establishment of a bilateral mechanism,” the visiting Nepali leader said.
Deuba and his spouse are on a three-day visit to India. They would be visiting the pilgrim city of Varanasi as well.
On Friday, Nepal PM visited BJP headquarters in the capital, where BJP party’s national president J P Nadda welcomed the visiting dignitaries.