New Delhi: Several MoUs and agreements have been inked at the end of bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba.
Some of the pacts include a Memorandum of Understanding between the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Lumbini Buddhist University on establishing the Dr Ambedkar Chair for Buddhist Studies, the MEA said.
Others are such as the Memorandum of Understanding between Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) and CNAS, Tribhuvan University on the establishment of ICCR Chair of Indian Studies; the Memorandum of Understanding between Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Kathmandu University (KU) on the establishment of the ICCR Chair of Indian Studies; MoU between Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal and Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M), the Letter of Agreement (LoA) between Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal and Indian Institute of Technology (IITM), India for Joint degree program at Master’s level.
Besides these, an Agreement was inked between SJVN Ltd and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to develop and implement Arun 4 Project, the MEA said.
In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister shared his views on the unique visit to Nepal, especially at Lumbini on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti.
“I feel blessed to have prayed at the Maya Devi Temple on Buddha Purnima. May Lord Buddha bless us all and make our planet peaceful and prosperous,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter.