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PM Oli apprises parliament of India visit agenda

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KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday has briefed the House of Representatives and informed the parliamentarians about various agenda to be raised during his upcoming official visit to India.

The Prime Minister, in his address, revealed the agendas including reconstruction works, Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project (PMP), completion of postal highway, railway projects among others that will be discussed with the Indian government in the visit.

Oli, who will begin his three-day visit from Friday informed the Parliament that his government always wanted to have balanced relation with the neighbouring countries.

Praising the support provided by the India during the 2015 earthquake, Oli said, “I will discuss the projects that were committed to be reconstructed by India after the devastating earthquake.”

“We will go unified for the development and the promotion of the nation. We obviously will go forward in the developmental activities and also will maintain harmonious relations with our neighbouring nations for the purpose of development and prosperity,” PM Oli said.

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During the address, Oli said that Nepal’s relations with China and India was closer and their relations with them would deepen furthermore.

“We will not do such kind of activities that fragments the unity or spring up the feeling of disparity developing the relation of mutual benefit and understanding,” Oli added.

The Prime Minister made the commitment to present forward the previously agreed issues treaties and make the updates over the issues which requires attention with time.

“This time also I am not going to pile up additional agreements, I would focus on turning the relations into reality, and how we can turn it to practice or be effective,” Oli said.

During the latter’s visit, PM Oli and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are also set to inaugurate an integrated check post, which is built in the town of Birgunj in Nepal.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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