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DPM Shrestha holds discussion with Indian officials

DPM Shrestha holds discussion with Indian officials
Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) Narayan Kaji Shrestha held a discussion with Indian officials on the progress and problems surrounding the projects funded by the Government of India. During the courtesy meeting in Kathmandu today, the minister urged the Indian team including Additional Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs of India Prabhat Kumar to expedite physical infrastructure projects funded by the Indian government. Minister Shrestha took concern about the Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway funded by India and the projects constructed with loans from Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank).

He urged secretary Kumar for felicitating the projects, said the MoPIT Secretary Keshab Kumar Sharma.

The meeting also focused on the Kathmandu-Raxaul railway, and other projects, he added. The designing of the railway in detail is underway. It was also agreed to constantly continue such discussion, and seek all available ways to resolve problems, it has been said.