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India asks Nepal to implement constitution accommodating aspirations of all sections

Updated: Sep 16, 2016 23:07 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 16 (ANI): India on Friday conveyed to Nepal that it must implement its Constitution through inclusive dialogue accommodating aspirations of all sections of society.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was briefed in detail by his Nepalese counterpart Pushpa Kamal Dahal on all the developments that have been taking place in his country in terms of constitution and political processes.

Dahal conveyed that his government is in process to bring all sections of Nepal onboard for constitution.

"Our position was very clearly articulated and we hope that Nepal implement constitution through inclusive dialogue accommodating aspirations of all sections of society," Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said in a press briefing.

Three crucial agreements were signed today in which focus of talks was on improving connectivity , bringing economy of Nepal back on track and expedite the reconstruction process post earthquake last years.

Also, India is building 50000 houses and has agreed to increase its commitment from 2 lakh to 3 lakh rupees per house.

India has also extended Line of Credit of 750 million.

Lauding Dahal's efforts to bring stability to Nepal, the Prime Minister said, "I am confident that under your leadership, Nepal will be successful in implementing the Constitution through inclusive dialogue accommodating aspirations of all sections of the diverse society." (ANI)

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