Kathmandu, Jul 23 (UNI) India has congratulated Ram Baran Yadav on being elected as the President of Nepal, saying it (his election) ''represents a new chapter in Nepal's historic democratic transition.'' In her congratulatory letter, Indian President Pratibha Patil said, ''As a close friend and neighbour, India remains steadfast in its commitment to support Nepal in this critical transition.'' ''We attach the highest priority to further developing our close and multi-faceted relationship with Nepal. I look forward to working with you towards further strengthening the understanding and cooperation between our two countries,'' Ms Patil said.
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