Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 23 August 2017) – The Rt Hon Prime Minister, Mr Sher Bahadur Deuba arrived in New Delhi today for the 5-day State Visit to India at the cordial invitation of His Excellency Mr. Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India. Upon his arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, the Rt Hon Prime Minister was received by Her Excellency Ms. Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs of India, His Excellency Mr Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Ambassador of Nepal to India, His Excellency Mr Manjeev Singh Puri, Ambassador of India to Nepal and other officials of both Nepal and India.
The Rt. Hon Prime Minister was accompanied by Hon Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba, Spouse of the Rt Hon Prime Minister, Hon Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Hon Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior officials of the Government of Nepal, leaders of Nepali business community and media persons. The Rt Hon Prime Minister is staying at the prestigious Rashtrapati Bhavan during his programmes in New Delhi.
Prime Minister Deuba is scheduled to have an interaction with Nepali community living in India at the Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi this afternoon. Later in the evening today, the Prime Minister will attend the Business Meeting jointly organized by the Ministry of External Affairs of India and various Chambers of Indian businesses and industries.
The Rt Hon Prime Minister’s main official engagements have been scheduled for tomorrow.
This State Visit of the Rt Hon Prime Minister is yet another significant event in keeping with the tradition of high level engagements between the senior leadership of the two countries. The Visit will be an important occasion to review the entire spectrum of Nepal-India bilateral relations at the highest level and provide political guidance so as to reinforce the momentum of positive developments in these relations.
Embassy of Nepal,
August 23, 2017