Modi calls up Deuba, offers all possible assistance to Nepal flood victims


Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 18 August) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a telephonic call to his Nepal counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba and offered all possible assistance to deal with the situation created by floods.

“The prime minister conveyed condolences at the loss of lives in Nepal due to recent widespread floods and expressed readiness to provide all possible relief assistance,” the PMO said in a statement.

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.

Chinese government had declared to provide US $ 1 million in cash to Nepal flood victims and affected when the Vice Premier of China wang Yang was in 4 days visit in Nepal.

Prime Minister Modi also extended his condolences to the families of those killed in the recent floods in Nepal. The Prime Minister official twitter handle posted a tweet that read: “I feel honoured to have received a telephone call from India’s PM Shri @narendramodi jee today.”

PM Deuba expressed his sincere gratitude for India’s pledge of Rs400 million in cash and in-kind as flood relief.

 

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