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Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurates renovated Buddhist monastery during Nepal visit Harsh Vardhan Shringla
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Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurates renovated Buddhist monastery during Nepal visit

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Nov 2020, 12:22 am

Kathmandu:  Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday inaugurated the renovated Tashop (Tare) Gompa Monastery in Nepal during the second-day of his visit to the Himalayan nation.

"FS @harshvshringla inaugurated the renovated Tashop (Tare) Gompa Monastery in the Manang district, that was done with Indian assistance and that exemplifies India-Nepal development and cultural cooperation. #IndiaNepalFriendship @MEAIndia @PMOIndia," the Indian Embassy in Nepal tweeted.

The Indian official said Buddhism is an important thread connecting the two countries.  

During his two-day visit to Nepal, the Indian official  called on Nepali leadership President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.  

He arrived in Nepal on Thursday.

Harsh Vardhan Shringla travelled to Gorkha and inaugurated three schools constructed with Indian reconstruction assistance viz. Shree Mahalaxmi, Shree Ratnalaxmi and Shree Tara Secondary Schools, in the presence of Ram Krishna Sapkota, Secretary, National Reconstruction Authority of Nepal, read the official statement.

There are about 1600 students in these three schools who now have the advantage of the newly constructed earthquake resilient school buildings.

These schools are part of 71 educational institutes across nine districts being built under Government of India grant assistance of US $ 50 million for reconstruction in the education sector.

The nine beneficiary districts are Gorkha, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchowk, Ramechhap, Dolakha, Kavrepalanchowk, Dhading and Kathmandu.