Nepal should adopt 'Look South' policy to accelerate development: Ram Madhav

Updated:1 month, 3 weeks ago IST

Kathmandu (Nepal), Aug 01 (ANI): National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Ram Madhav on Tuesday suggested Nepal to adopt 'Look South' Policy to accelerate development and said oceans could provide the Himalayan kingdom economic opportunities to explore. Madhav further said that the new suggestive measure would open up huge opportunities for Nepal. Meanwhile, former Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed his happiness over the functioning of the previously established bilateral mechanisms between Nepal and India. The one-day event in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu titled “Nepal-India Think Tank Summit 2018” had four different sessions on Indo-Nepal relations with an aim to foster greater collaboration and knowledge-sharing among the think tanks of the two nations. Manjeev Singh Puri, Indian Ambassador to Nepal said that the mutual economic cooperation between India and Nepal would be strengthened with signing of latest agreements such as Arun III hydropower project and Integrated Check Post in Birgunj. The summit was jointly organized by the Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs and Nehru Memorial Museum Library.

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