Kathmandu, August 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has termed the Nepal-India relations interconnected and interdependent.
Addressing an interaction programme organised on the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day in Kathmandu today, Minister Gyawali said prosperous India could be an opportunity for Nepal as well.
The minister said India enjoyed significant achievements in the economic sector, securing its position in a list of five big economies in the world. He further said both neighbours are in a course of pursuing a strong economic understanding putting the economic development in the center.
Minister Gyawali also said bilateral cooperation has been sought in regard with trans-border railway service, agricultural development and among others.
On the occasion, India’s Ambassador for Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, said Nepalese leaders had contributed to the India’s independence movement. The ambassador was of the opinion that Nepal would see a quality change if the Arun III Hydro-power Project would complete on time.