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Nepalese PM Dahal arrives tomorrow on 4-day visit, various agreements set to be inked

Nepalese PM Dahal arrives tomorrow on 4-day visit, various agreements set to be inked

New Delhi/Kathmandu, May 30 (UNI) Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ arrives on Wednesday on a four-day visit to India, during which various bilateral cooperation agreements are set to be inked.
Nepalese Prime Minister Dahal’s official visit to India from May 31 to June 3 is his first bilateral visit abroad after assuming office in December last year.
He is visiting India at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

According to the advisory, the Nepalese PM arrives on Wednesday afternoon.
On Thursday, he will begin his diplomatic engagements, with a wreath laying at Rajghat, after which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Modi at Hyderabad House.
There will be exchange of agreements and press statements from both sides.
Late in the afternoon, the Nepalese PM will call on Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and in the evening, he will call on President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
He leaves for Indore the same evening. On Saturday evening, he leaves for Kathmandu, after spending Friday in Indore.
PM Dahal will be embarking on the trip along with his daughter, Ganga Dahal, and various other dignitaries and high-ranking officers, according to the Nepalese Foreign Ministry.
“The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his daughter Ganga Dahal,” reads the press release. “The entourage of the Prime Minister will comprise ministers, secretaries, and senior officials of the Government of Nepal.”
Meanwhile, in Kathmandu, the Nepalese Council of Ministers discussed the issue of Prime Minister Dahal’s official visit to India.
Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma, who is also the government’s spokesperson, said that the Prime Minister Dahal’s visit to India was discussed in the Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers in Singha Durbar.
"There was a general discussion on the preparation of the prime minister's visit to India from tomorrow during the cabinet meeting," she said.
Communications Minister Sharma also said that the government delegation to visit India has been finalized. Prime Minister Dahal will lead the Nepali delegation during his official visit to India. PM Dahal is scheduled to leave for India on Wednesday via a Nepal Airlines Corporation aircraft.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will also call on the Nepalese PM.
PM Dahal will also address the Nepal-India Business Summit in New Delhi, to be jointly organised by the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the Nepalese Foreign Ministry said.
The visit continues the tradition of regular high level exchanges between India and Nepal in furtherance of our ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy, an MEA statement said.
The bilateral relations between the two countries have significantly strengthened in the last few years in all areas of cooperation. This visit underscores the importance given by both sides in adding further momentum to the bilateral partnership.
PM Dahal is quoted as saying that his India visit will focus on promoting bilateral interests, enhancing relations, and resolving border-related and other issues.
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