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Modi to inaugurate 720MW hydro project in Bhutan visit

Further strengthening the close bond with “trusted friend and neighbour” Bhutan during his two-day visit next week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 720 MW Mangdechhu hydropower project and also focus on boosting educational linkages between the youth of the two countries.

Around four-five agreements are set to be inked between the two nations during Modi’s August 17-18 visit, at the invitation of his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering.

Modi’s visit comes against the backdrop of China’s increased wooing of the tiny but strategically important Himalayan nation.

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