Nepal’s visiting parliamentary committee delegation called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his official residence in Lucknow on February 6.
The parliamentary committee of Nepal’s House of Representatives International Relations and Tourism Committee, under the leadership of Rajkishor Yadav, is on a visit to India.
“Today, held a courtesy meeting delegation of honourable MPs from neighbouring country Nepal, the land of Lord Pashupatinath at the official residence in Lucknow,” CM Yogi Adityanath posted on X.
आज लखनऊ स्थित सरकारी आवास पर भगवान पशुपतिनाथ की पावन धरा, पड़ोसी राष्ट्र नेपाल से आए वहां के माननीय सांसद गण के शिष्टमंडल से शिष्टाचार भेंट हुई। pic.twitter.com/srX3InDprU
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) February 6, 2024
CM Yogi Adityanath recalled the diplomatic and political relations, as well as the emotional bond between India and Nepal, during the meeting.
“I respect Nepal, we have diplomatic and political relation in between the two countries, on top of that we have emotional bonding which is unique and stands out amongst other countries,” Yogi Adityanath said. He also affirmed the commitment of linking Janakpur and Ayodhya, extending hand to facilitate the development of required infrastructure.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Nepal, had announced the Ayodhya-Janakpur circuit. Notably, India has allocated a budget for the project, and the work has commenced on the project. The Nepali delegation also made a courtesy call to Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on February 6.
“An 11-member delegation led by Shri Raj Kishore Yadav, Chairman, Nepali Parliamentary Committee on International Relations and Tourism, paid a courtesy call on State Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel at Raj Bhavan today,” the official X handle of UP Governor posted.
(with inputs from ANI)