President Bhandari receives warm welcome in Bangkok

BANGKOK: President Bidya Devi Bhandari was welcomed at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport at Bangkok in Thailand during her transit to Myanmar.

Nepali Ambassador to Thailand, Ganesh Prasad Dhakal, received President Bhandari who stopped by Bangkok for a while en route to Myanmar.

The Head of the State is on a five-day state visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at a friendly invitation of her Burmese counterpart Win Myint beginning from today.

President Bhandari is accompanied by Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Shanker Das Bairagi and Dr Hari Poudel.

Bhandari's entourage includes Personal Secretary to the President, Dr Bheshraj Adhikari, and other high ranking officials among others.

The visit will last till October 20.