Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli has extended an invitation to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to visit his country and strengthen bilateral relations through regular exchange of visits.
Oli extended the invitation during his visit to New Delhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Modi government 2.0.
This was stated by the Nepal foreign ministry in Kahtmandu on Saturday. The statement further stated that Prime Minister Modi has accepted the invitation.
Modi during his first tenure as Prime Minister had earlier visited Nepal twice in 2014, in August for a bilateral visit and in November for the SAARC Summit.
Oli was on a two-day visit to New Delhi along with leaders of other BIMSTEC (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand , Nepal and Bhutan) countries to take part in PM Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on Thursday.
Oli, who returned to Nepal on Friday, also met Prime Minister Modi during the visit where the two leaders expressed commitment to take bilateral relations to a new height.
The statement further said that Oli had extended best wishes to Narendra Modi for a successful tenure ahead.
The statement further added that both the Prime Ministers expressed happiness over the progress made in India-Nepal relations under their respective leadership.
The two leaders underlined the importance of regular exchange of high-level visits between the two countries in order to further strengthen bilateral ties and advance cooperation in all possible areas for the mutual benefits of the two countries, the statement further stated.