New Delhi, August 16
Leaders from all over the world wished India on its Independence Day which was noticed in most Indian missions overseas by stay webcasting.
The alternate of messages additionally helped transact diplomacy, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart KP Sharma Oli talking on cellphone. The dialog may mark a turnaround in India-Nepal ties in opposition to the backdrop of the primary high-level dialog in 9 months between the 2 sides due on the diplomatic degree in Kathmandu on Monday.
“During the talks, besides greeting Modi on India’s Independence day, Oli congratulated India for its recent election as a non-permanent member of the UNSC,” stated an Indian readout by the Ministry of External Affairs. Sources stated the border challenge, which had led to unspooling of Indo-Nepal ties since November final yr, was not touched upon.
Bangladesh additionally used the event to flag its friendship with India. Messages additionally got here in at a number of ranges from all the key powers. — TNS