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

Press Release

The Rt. Hon’ble Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Prime Minister of Nepal, is paying a State Visit to India from September 15 to 18, 2016 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. Sita Dahal. He will be staying at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi as the State Guest of the Government of India.

The Hon’ble Prakash Sharan Mahat, Minister for Foreign Affairs, who is currently in New Delhi in preparation for the high level visit, will accompany the Prime Minister.

The Hon’ble Ramesh Lekhak, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, The Hon’ble Members of the Legislature-Parliament, Secretaries and other officials from different Ministries, media persons and representatives of business community will also be part of the delegation.

The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will attend a reception to be hosted by the Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi on September 15, 2016. On September 16, he will attend the Ceremonial Reception and inspect a Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. He will then pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. On the same day, Prime Minister ‘Prachanda’ will pay call on His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, and hold official meeting with His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. Some senior Cabinet members of the Government of India will call on The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister.

During the visit, The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will inspect Nathpa Jhakri Hydropower Project in Himanchal Pradesh and visit Patanjali Yogpeeth and its industrial/manufacturing units in Haridwar.

The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister is also scheduled to interact with intellectual circle and business community in New Delhi as well as with Nepali community in India during the visit.

The Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister will return home on September 18, 2016.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Nepal
September 12, 2016


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