Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is leaving for an Official Visit to India on 1 April 2022 at the cordial invitation of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba, according to a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The team of the Prime Minister will comprise Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Narayan Khadka, other senior Ministers, Secretaries and officials of the Government of Nepal. This will be the first visit of PM Deuba to India after assuming power.
“The visit will further strengthen the multifaceted, age-old, and cordial ties between Nepal and India,” says the foreign ministry press release.
During the visit, the Prime Minister is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India and hold delegation-level talks with P.M. Modi, at Hyderabad House, on 2 April 2022. The Prime Minister of India will host a Luncheon in honour of PM Deuba and the delegation, according to the press release.
Similarly, External Affairs Minister and National Security Advisor of the Government of India will call on the Prime Minister of Nepal. During his stay the Prime Minister will address a gathering of business leaders in New Delhi. Prime Minister Deuba is also scheduled to visit Varanasi before wrapping up the visit on 3 April 2022.