Indian PM Modi gives word to take part in donors' conference in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given his word to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala to come to take part in the international donors' conference, scheduled for June 25 in Kathmandu, according to a post on Prime Minister Koirala's Twitter account.

The two prime ministers had held a telephonic conversation today.  Nepal's Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat, who  is currently on India visit, will hand over* an official invitation to Prime Minister Modi on behalf of Prime Minister Koirala.

Talked with Indian Prime Minister @narendramodi over the phone. Has given words to come for donors conference on June 25th, so far possible.

— PM Sushil Koirala (@PM_Nepal) June 11, 2015

Nepal is organising the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction, a donors’ meet with the theme ‘Towards Resilience', to discuss the reconstruction of Nepal in the wake of devastating earthquake in April 25 and its subsequent aftershocks.

At the conference, the government will share the findings of the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) and seek financial support from the international community to rebuild the country.