India committed to enhancing connectivity: Indian envoy

Published On: May 25, 2017 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 25: Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said that his interest in Nepal is to provide support enhancing connectivity links in the country.

Speaking with the media in Kathmandu on Wednesday envoy Puri said that India wants to help Nepal and partner with Nepal for better connectivity across the country. 

Following queries raised by journalists on poor implementation of Indian-supported projects in Nepal, he argued that both Nepal and India should work effectively to implement them.

“My interest is in connectivity. We are among the largest providers of lines of credit here in Nepal and we want to make this even faster,” he said. “India is and will remain strongly committed to partnering with Nepal, technologically, capacity-wise and in terms of implementation.”

He further said connectivity is not limited to just roads and railroads, but electricity, telecommunications and water.

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