Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba, and asserted that each leaders will work collectively to additional improve the wide-ranging cooperation between the 2 international locations, together with within the struggle towards the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Deuba, the 75-year-old President of the Nepali Congress, gained a belief vote within the reinstated decrease Home of Representatives, averting a basic election within the Himalayan nation amidst the pandemic.
Mr Deuba, who was appointed because the prime minister on July 12 following the Supreme Court docket’s intervention, secured 165 votes within the 275-member Home on Sunday.
In a tweet, PM Modi stated, “Spoke with Prime Minister @DeubaSherbdr to convey my congratulations and greatest needs. We’ll work collectively to additional improve the wide-ranging cooperation between India and Nepal, together with within the struggle towards the COVID-19 pandemic.”
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