Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 5 April 2018) – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is leaving for India tomorrow morning on a State Visit at the cordial invitation of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse, Mrs. Radhika Shakya. He will be staying at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi as the State Guest of the Government of India.
The entourage of Prime Minister will include Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Hon. Matrika Prasad Yadav, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal, Members of Parliament, Chief Secretary, Secretaries and other high-level officials of the Government of Nepal.
After arriving in Delhi on 6 April, the Prime Minister will hold an interactive meeting with the business community of Nepal and India. This will be followed by an interaction with the Nepali community. In the evening, Prime Minister will attend the diplomatic reception to be hosted in his honour by the Embassy of Nepal and will have a separate meeting with members of Nepali community.
Prime Minister will attend the Ceremonial Reception and inspect the Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan On 7 April. He will then separately call on Ram Nath Kovind, President of India and M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India. He will pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.
On the same day, Prime Minister will hold official meeting with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. The Prime Minister of India will host a Banquet Luncheon in honour of the Prime Minister of Nepal and his delegation. External Affairs Minister, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Home Affairs of the Government of India will call on Prime Minister. Senior Political Leaders from India will also call on Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal.
Both the Prime Ministers will jointly inaugurate the Integrated Check Post at Birgunj. Thereafter, the Prime Minister is scheduled to interact with the intellectual community at a civic reception by India Foundation.
On 8th of April, Prime Minister will be conferred Honarary Degree of Doctor of Science by the GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology at Pantnagar, Uttarakhanda.
Prime Minister will return home in the same evening.