Nepalese PM KP Oli to arrive on a 6-day visit to India today

New Delhi: Aiming to ‘rebuilt the lost friendship’, Nepalese PM KP Oli will arrive in Delhi on a six-day visit today.

During his maiden visit, PM Oli will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on a variety of issues including matters relating to the newly adopted constitution of the Himalayan nation.

Mr. Oli will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa, Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Paudel and Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet among others.

The Nepalese Prime Minister will be staying at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Mr Oli will hold extensive talks with PM Modi on Saturday on bilateral ties following which both sides are expected to sign a number of agreements. He will also meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

He will visit Dehradun on Sunday to inspect the Tehri hydel power project and will return to Delhi in the evening. On Monday, he will address the Indian Council for World Affairs and attend a business meeting.

Mr. Oli will leave for Bhuj in Gujarat on Tuesday to have a first-hand experience of the earthquake reconstruction work there. The same day he will leave for Mumbai from Gujarat and will meet Maharashtra Governor.

He will leave for Nepal from Mumbai on February 24.

News24 Bureau