Press release on Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister’s State Visit to India

Press Release

The Rt. Hon’ble Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal, is leaving for India tomorrow morning on a State Visit at the cordial invitation of the Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse, Mrs. Radhika Shakya. He will be staying at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi as the State Guest of the Government of India.

The entourage of The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister will include Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali , Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Hon. Mr. Matrika Prasad Yadav, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Hon. Mr. Raghubir Mahaseth, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister Mr. Bishnu Rimal, Members of Parliament, Chief Secretary, Secretaries and other high-level officials of the Government of Nepal.

After arriving in Delhi on 6 April, the Prime Minister will hold an interactive meeting with the business community of Nepal and India.  This will be followed by an interaction with the Nepali community. In the evening, Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will attend the diplomatic reception to be hosted in his honour by the Embassy of Nepal and will have a separate meeting with members of Nepali community.

On April 07, The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will attend the Ceremonial Reception and inspect the Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. He will then separately call on His Excellency Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of India and His Excellency Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India.  He will pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.

On the same day, The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will hold official meeting with His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. The Prime Minister of India will host a Banquet Luncheon in honour of the Prime Minister of Nepal and his delegation. External Affairs Minister, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Home Affairs of the Government of India will call on The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister. Senior Political Leaders from India will also call on Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal.

Both the Prime Ministers will jointly inaugurate the Integrated Check Post at Birgunj. Thereafter, the Prime Minister is scheduled to interact with the intellectual community at a civic reception by India Foundation.

On 8th of April, the Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will be conferred Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science by the GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology at Pantnagar, Uttarakhanda.

The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will return home in the same evening.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Nepal
05 April 2018