Kathmandu-Delhi bus: PM Modi, Sushil Koirala flag-off Pashupatinath Express
Kathmandu (Nov. 25, 2014): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala Tuesday flagged off the Kathmandu-Delhi bus service called Pashupatinath Express from here.
Before the flagging off, both the Prime Ministers hopped into the bus and interacted with the travellers of the bus, which was decorated with streamers, balloons and flowers.
The bus service is touted to be a major boost in terms of trade and tourism and will also strengthen the bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries.
The route, the bus service will follow would be from Kathmandu, Bhairawa, Sanauli, Gorakhpur, Lucknow and New Delhi.