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Nepal PM thanks PM Modi for pledging Rs. 25 crore for flood relief

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 August 2017, 11:28 IST
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Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took to Twitter to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his generous assistance of Rs. 50 crore to deal with the situation created by floods in his country.

"Also my sincere gratitude for Shri @narendramodi jee for his generous pledge of INR 250 million in cash and in-kind for flood relief," Deuba tweeted.

Prime Minister Deuba said he felt honoured to have received a telephone call from India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He also thanked his Indian counterpart for conveying condolences at the loss of lives in Nepal due to floods caused by incessant rains across the country.

Prime Minister Modi on 18 August made a telephonic call to his Nepali counterpart and assured all possible assistance from India to deal with the situation created by floods.
Widespread flooding and landslides in Nepal have killed 120 people and nearly 35 people are missing. Over six million people have been affected by the incessant rains across the country. 

-ANI

First published: 19 August 2017, 11:28 IST
 
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