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Nepal Prime Minister Oli arrives on three-day visit

Nepal Prime Minister Oli being received by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on his arrival in New Delhi on Friday.   | Photo Credit: V.V. Krishnan

Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli arrived in New Delhi on Friday on a three-day visit during which he will hold talks with the Indian leadership to boost ties between the two countries.

Mr. Oli was received at the airport by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

He will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the evening and will hold delegation-level talks on Saturday.

The visiting leader will be accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday.

 

On the third day of his visit, the Nepalese premier will visit the G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in Pantnagar, Uttarakhand.

He will visit the Breeder Seed Production Centre and an integrated farming project there.

Mr. Oli will also be conferred with a Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science at the university.

While congratulating Mr. Oli over phone on his appointment to the top executive post in February, Prime Minister Modi had extended an invitation to him for a visit to India.

In February, Mr. Oli took charge as Nepal’s prime minister for the second time.

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