PM Narendra Modi flags-off Kathmandu-Delhi bus service



New Delhi/Kathmandu: In an initiative which will deepen the relations between India and Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala on Tuesday flagged-off the Kathmandu-Delhi bus service called Pashupatinath Express from here.

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“I wish you all the best, this is a very good beginning,” PM Modi told passengers aboard Kathmandu-Delhi bus.

Before flagging off the bus, both the PMs hopped into the bus and interacted with the passengers of the bus, which was decorated with streamers, balloons and flowers.

The bus service is touted to be a major boost in terms of trade and tourism and will also strengthen the bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries.

The route, the bus service will follow would be from Kathmandu, Bhairawa, Sanauli, Gorakhpur, Lucknow and New Delhi. More info