After Successful Visit, Modi Must Deliver on India-Nepal Relations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses with his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala in Katmandu, Nepal, Aug. 3, 2014 (AP photo by Niranjan Shrestha).
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses with his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala in Katmandu, Nepal, Aug. 3, 2014 (AP photo by Niranjan Shrestha).

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s state visit to Nepal earlier this week, the first by an Indian prime minister in 17 years, ushered in a new chapter in relations between the two neighbors. The two-day visit on Aug. 3-4 has been described by media in both countries as a success and reflects Modi’s interest in forging better ties with neighbors since he assumed power in May. He is the first Indian prime minister to invite the leaders of all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation nations, including Pakistan, to his swearing-in on May 26. In June, he visited Bhutan, India’s […]

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