Indian PM Modi lands in Kathmandu
KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Kathmandu on completion of his Janakpur visit.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali received the visiting Prime Minister at the VVIP bay of Tribhuvan International Airport.
Modi has left for the Hyatt Regency where he will rest for a while before resuming the remaining official business.
Later, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali called on the visiting Prime Minister at the hotel and held bilateral talks as the guest PM's first official engagement.
Series of events to follow:
Modi will be escorted to Tundhikhel where he will be offered a Guard of Honour.
The Indian Prime Minister will then pay a courtesy call on Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun after which he will head towards Sheetal Niwas to call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will then welcome his Indian Counterpart at The Dwarika's Hotel where both the sides will hold talks concerning matters of mutual interest.
Thereafter, Modi will meet former Prime Ministers, Federal Ministers before attending a dinner reception hosted in his honour by Prime Minister Oli before calling it a day.