NEW DELHI — The President of India Ram Nath Kovind has received Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning on the second day of PM Oli’s three-day state visit to India on Saturday.
The Indian President on the occasion said that India was willing to expand cooperation that was in line with Nepal’s priorities to ensure stability and economic prosperity in the Himalayan nation.
The president expressed so after receiving visiting Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
“India’s abiding interest is in the stability and economic prosperity of Nepal. India stands ready to expand cooperation with Nepal as per Nepal’s priorities,” the President tweeted.
It further read that India’s abiding interest is in the stability and economic prosperity of Nepal, and that India stood ready to expand cooperation with Nepal as per Nepal’s priorities.
He also stressed that Nepal and India shared bonds of friendship and cooperation that “no other countries in the world have.”
Earlier, PM Oli had expressed that friendship was one of the most important things that Nepal expected from its neighbors, especially India in changing context.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.