India to extend 250 million Indian Currency to flood survivors

KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has telephoned Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and expressed grief over loss of lives and properties caused by the flood and landslides in the recent days in Nepal.

Modi also pledged to provide 250 million Indian currency for the support of the flood survivors.

During the telephone conversation, Modi expressed condolences to the people losing family members in the floods, PM Deuba's press coordinator Govinda Pariyar said.

"Indian PM has vowed to provide all possible supports for rescue and relief operations, expressing deep sorrow over the human casualty and property damages," PM Deuba said after the telephone conversation with his Indian counterpart.