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PM Oli highlights cultural bond shared with India

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JANAKPUR — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has highlighted the cultural ties shared between the nepal and India.

Addressing the gathering at the Ram Janaki temple on the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PM Oli welcomed Prime Minister Modi to Nepal as he highlighted the cultural significance of the temple.

“Nepal’s government and the Janaki temple authorities welcome respected PM Modi to this temple which is the birthplace of Janaki,” PM Oli said, adding further that temple is a historic place as it witnessed various events mentioned in Ramayana including the Swayamvar of Sita, her wedding to Lord Ram and her departure to Ayodhya.

“PM Modi has followed the religious traditions of the two countries. He has given a lot of respect to this place and the country”, Prime Minister Oli added.

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Prime Minister Oli further reiterated the significance of the Ram Janki temple as he said, ” This temple portrays the history of Sita, Her wedding, the event of Parshuram’ bow.”

This place is known for spreading the value of literature across the country, including the knowledge of birth, death and rebirth.

He mentioned of the Ramayan circuit. He said, “This would bring the two countries more closely as the bus service would connect the two countries.”

While announcing the launch of the bus transit service Prime Minister Oli said, “Today we will launch the Friendly bus service between India and Janakpur named Nepal-India Friendly Bus Service.”

All the preparations are done for its launch. It will help in progress and development between the two countries, he added.

He then invited Prime Minister Modi to help in launching the bus service as he said, “It is an auspicious day and place to do so.”

With ANI Inputs

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Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday

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KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.

According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.

President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.

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As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.

Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.

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