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PM Oli, Indian PM Modi flag off Janakpur-Ayodhya bus service

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JANAKPUR — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi jointly launched a bus service between Janakpur-Ayodhya announcing the Ramayan Circuit.

The circuit connects religious sites of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita in Nepal and India.

Janakpur is known as the birthplace of Sita, the wife of Lord Rama. Janaki temple was built in memory of Sita in 1910. Janaki temple, the three-storied structure made entirely of stone and marble is 50-metre high and spread over 4860 sq feet.

On the occasion, Indian PM Modi said :”I am honoured to have been able to come to the birthplace of ‘mata Janaki’. Idia and Nepal will work towards building ‘Ramayan’ circuit between both the countries. This will act as a foundation for strong people to people contact between the two nations”.

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He added that the relationship between Ayodhya and Janakpur was unbreakable. “This circuit will develop religious tourism. It also will strengthen connectivity between the two nations.”

Earlier, PM Modi offered special prayers at the Ram Janaki Mandir, making him the first Indian Prime Minister to do so with Khodasopachar rituals.

Likewise, PM KP Sharma Oli said that the bus service would increase people to people connectivity.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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