Cabinet approves MoU between India and Nepal for construction of bridge

Published: Jan 6, 2022, 5:29 pm IST

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Nepal for construction of bridge over Mahakali River at Dharchula (India)- Dharchula (Nepal).

With the signing of MoU, diplomatic relation between the two countries will further improve.

Background:

As close neighbours, India and Nepal share unique ties of friendship and cooperation characterized by an open border and deep-rooted people-to-people contacts of kinship and culture. Both India and Nepal have been working together on different regional forums i.e. SAARC, BIMSTEC as well as global fora.

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