Cultural programmes organised to strengthen Indo-Nepal ties

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 18:29

Kathmandu: A number of cultural events, including dialogues, discourses, film screening and poetry recitation, are being organised by the Indian Embassy here as part of its effort to strengthen ties with Nepal.
The second episode of `Poemandnu`, a poetry recitation programme, was organised today at `Nepal-India Culture Centre and Library` situated at Newroad here as part of the series of events.

More than two dozen journalists recited their poems in the poetry recitation programme organised in association with B P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation.

Abhaya Kumar, First Secretary Press and Culture, Indian Embassy, said that such programmes including screening of Nepali cinema and `Poemandu` will be conducted in the coming months to strengthen cultural ties between the two countries.

"Such programmes being organised by Indian Embassy on regular basis will not only help strengthen people-to-people ties between the two countries but will also promote literature, language, culture and art of Nepal and India," Jayanta Prasad, the Indian Ambassador to Nepal, said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 18:29
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