Nepal PM says his visit to India very successful

| Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 20:23
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KP Sharma Oli - Narendra Modi

He says the Nepal government has an open mind | Photo: IANS

New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said his visit to India was very successful and his government was ready to address any genuine problems concerning the Constitution.

"My visit is very successful," Oli told newspersons here.

Asked about the possibility of people in the Terai region again resorting to agitation over their demands relating to Nepal's new Constitution, Oli said: "There is no need for any such step."

He said the Nepal government has an open mind. "We are ready to listen. We are ready to address if there are any genuine problems."

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Oli's state visit to India at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which began on February 19, will go on till February 24.

Nepal is set to benefit from the Visakhapatnam port in India with the two sides signing two letters of exchange (LoEs) here on Saturday.

While one LoE will provide for transit facilities for Nepal through the Visakhapatnam port, the other will allow for rail transport between Visakhapatnam and Nepal.

Oli visited Tehri hydel project earlier Sunday and is scheduled to visit Gujarat and Maharashtra.

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