Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba arrived in New Delhi for the 5-day State Visit to
India at the cordial invitation of Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India.
Upon his arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, Prime
Minister was received by Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs of
India, Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Ambassador of Nepal to India, Manjeev Singh Puri,
Ambassador of India to Nepal and other officials of both Nepal and India.
Prime Minister was accompanied by Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba, Spouse of the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior officials of the Government of Nepal, leaders of Nepali business community and media persons. The Prime Minister is staying at the prestigious Rashtrapati Bhavan during his programs 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 Prime Minister’s main official engagements have been scheduled for tomorrow. This State Visit of the 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,” said a press release issued by Nepalese Embassy in New Delhi.