PM Deuba leaves on state visit to India
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday morning left for New Delhi in India to pay a five-day state visit to the southern neighbour.
The Prime Minister is accompanied by his wife and Nepali Congress lawmaker Arzu Rana Deuba along with a high level delegation at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
Speaker Onsari Gharti, Deputy Prime Ministers (DPMs) Bijay Kumar Gachhadar, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Gopal Man Shrestha among top government officials saw PM off at the Tribhuvan International Airport's (TIA) VVIP lounge today.
On the occasion, Nepal Army (NA) squad offered a Guard of Honour to PM Deuba, who left on a Nepal Airlines' flight.
PM Deuba is scheduled to visit the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi and then to take part in the interaction with the Nepali community at the Embassy of Nepal today itself, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In the afternoon, the PM would attend an interaction programme with the business community organised by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.