President Mukherjee to visit Janakpur and Pokhara today

Published On: November 4, 2016 10:20 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a three-day state visit to Nepal,  is scheduled to visit Janakpur and Pokhara on Friday.

He is flying to Janakpur from Kathmandu by an airplane of Buddha Air at 10:20 am.

He will attend a civic reception at Tirhutiya Gachhi after offering puja at the Janaki temple. 

Mukherjee will land in Pokhara at 1 pm by a chartered airplane of Buddha Air, security sources said.  He will return to Kathmandu at 4 pm from Pokhara.

“He will remain in Pokhara for about three hours. He will then fly to Kathmandu,” sources said.

During his Pokhara visit, Mukherjee will take rest at Hotel Grand.

Mukhejee will take his lunch at Hotel Grand.   Then he will address Indian ex-Gorkha soldiers at the pension camp in the lake city.

Around 10,000 ex Gorkha soldiers are expected to attend the program.                          

After the program at the pension camp,  Mukherjee will head for the airport. 

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