PM Narendra Modi will visit Lumbini on Buddha Purnima, and believes the relationship between India and Nepal is unrivalled.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indias links with Nepal are unmatched . PM Modi said we will continue to rely on our common understanding to improve cooperation in many fields .

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India's links with Nepal are unmatched one day before his visit to Lumbini, Nepal, on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.The enduring edifice of our close friendship is made up of cultural and person-to-people interactions between India and Nepal.Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that we will continue to rely on our common understanding to improve cooperation in many fields.Modis' visit comes after being approached by his Nepal counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba, who will hold talks in Lumbini again with him, with the aim of extending cooperation in several directions, including hydropower and connectivity.

PM Modi said that we will continue to rely on our common understanding to strengthen cooperation in a variety of areas, including in hydropower, urban development, and connectivity.On April 1, Deuba, who was accompanied by a high-ranking delegation, arrived in New Delhi for a three-day visit at Prime Minister Modi's invitation.On his first visit to India, he met with Modi to address boundary issues, and the two leaders agreed to address it using the existing mechanism, dialogue, and diplomacy.On April 2, the two Prime Ministers held detailed talks in New Delhi on many of the major aspects of their close neighbourly relations.

It will be the prime ministers fifth visit to Nepal since 2014.On Monday, PM Modi will speak at the sacred Mayadevi Temple and, on occasion, will attend the Center for Buddhist Culture and Heritage's shilanayas (foundation stone-laying) service.On the auspicious occasion of Buddha Jayanti, I look forward to participating in prayers at the Mayadevi Temple.Modi said I am honored to follow millions of Indians in their footsteps and show reverence at the sacred site of Lord Buddha's birth.

The Modis visit to Nepal comes at a time when Kathmandu has been dealing with a rift in opinion on topics such as MCC and BRI.(With input from businesses, if needed) ) ) ) ) )