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India, Nepal review new developments in ties

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Recent developments in India-ties across various sectors came up for discussion during a meeting between Swaraj and Nepalese Pradeep Kumar on Thursday.

"The two ministers reviewed recent developments in bilateral ties across diverse sectors, including progress achieved on the three transformative initiatives launched in 2018 in the areas of agriculture, railways and inland waterways as well as pace of implementation of ongoing bilateral development and connectivity projects,"the said in a statement.

"They expressed satisfaction at the significant progress made in different sectors of cooperation as a result of intensified bilateral exchanges at all levels in recent months," it said.

According to the statement, the two leaders reiterated their commitment to maintain the new momentum and to further strengthen the traditionally close and friendly ties between the two countries.

reset its ties with last year through a visit by Modi, his first after became the

During the visit, both sides agreed to boost trade and economic links, connectivity via air, land and water, people-to-people ties, with declaring that will work like a sherpa in the nation's development endeavours.

This happened after there was a chill in India-ties during Oli's earlier stint between October 2015 and August 2016 when a border blockade blamed on crippled Nepal's economy.

There were also perceptions that Oli was leaning more towards than

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 17:44 IST
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