External Affairs Minister Swaraj welcomes PM Deuba in India

Published On: August 23, 2017 02:44 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, August 23: Indian External Minister Sushma Swaraj has received Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.

Nepal’s Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri had reached the airport to welcome Deuba.

Deuba has flown to India today, leading a 48-member deligation, on a five-day state visit at the coordial invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

According to a source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister Deuba along with other dignitaries including his spouse Dr Arzu Deuba accompanying him is scheduled to stay at the Office of the President of India tonight. 

Deuba will meet with Nepali community at the Nepali Embassy in India this afternoon. He is scheduled to hold talks with the Indian entrepreneurs today itself in a bid to bring in investment to Nepal.

Deuba will visit Indian authorities on Thursday. 


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