Significant bilateral agreement during India visit: PM Oli

Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that his visit to India had been successful from different dimensions.
During a press meet organized at the VVIP Lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport upon his arrival with the completion of 3-day State Visit to India, PM Oli said the bilateral agreements relating to railway, seaway and agriculture were significant for Nepal.
“In the present changed context, I held open and cordial discussions with Indian leaders keeping in centre Nepal’s interest,” PM Oli said, arguing that the agreements along with the joint statement would provide guide to future.
The two countries, as he said, were keeping in priority the issues of expediting the Pancheshwor Multipurpose Project and effective implementation of the power trade agreement.
According to him, he raised the issues as how Nepal’s trade deficit to India could be reduced. Similarly, the PM informed that he put forth the pressing problems of floods and inundation in border.
Moreover, PM Oli expressed confidence that positive discussion was held on providing additional air route points by India, easing of the operation of Nepali gas bullet.
He put forth clear views on making effective the regional and sub-regional forums as SAARC, BIMSTEC and BBIN.
During the three-day visit, the PM called on the Indian President, Vice-President and his counterpart, while the leaders of various political parties met with him and exchanged views on bilateral issues.
PM Oli was welcomed at TIA by Speaker, Chairman of the National Assembly, Ministers, chiefs of security agencies, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, and high level officials.