Ex-king to visit India

KATHMANDU: Former king Gyanendra Shah will India next week. Sagar Timalsena, Gyanendra’s aide, said that it would be a private visit. “He will attend a wedding ceremony there,” he added. Gyanendra will leave for India on Sunday. He is likely to be away for nearly three weeks. He is expected to visit some European countries as well. The

Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided him a red passport only a couple of days ago. The monarchy was abolished last year.