New Delhi, May 11: To strengthen ties between India and Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will arrive in Nepal on a two-day visit. The Prime Minister is visiting the neighbouring nation at the invitation of Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli. It must be noted that this is Modi's third visit to Nepal as Prime Minister.
After landing in Nepal, Prime Minister Modi will visit country's historical and ancient city of Janakpur where he will offer prayers at the Janki Temple. As per reports, after visiting the temple, Prime Minister Modi will be followed by a civic reception hosted by the mayor of Janakpur at Barhabigha ground. During his visit, Prime Minister Modi and his Nepali counterpart K.P. Oli will jointly inaugurate the hydro-electric project Arun III and will hold bilateral talks as well.
Consolidating the principle of neighbourhood first and Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas! PM @narendramodi emplanes for a two day visit to Nepal, building on the visit by Prime Minister of Nepal, K.P. Sharma Oli. pic.twitter.com/uAQYXbz9pu
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) May 11, 2018
As per reports, prime ministers of both the countries are likely to sign a number of pacts and inaugurate the Rs. 6,000-crore Arun 3 project which is expected to generate around 900 MW of power.
Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to meet with President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun. Prime Minister Modi will also visit Muktinath temple in Mustang District and will depart for India on Saturday evening. Besides bilateral talks, Modi will also inaugurate the Arun-III hydro-electric project, expected to produce 900 MW of electricity.