Prime Minister Deuba to visit India on April 1


Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is leaving on a three-day official visit to India starting coming April 1 at the cordial invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse Dr Arzu Rana Deuba.    
The entourage of the Prime Minister will comprise Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Narayan Khadka, other senior Ministers, Secretaries and officials of the Government of Nepal, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.    
During the visit, the Prime Minister is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu.    
The Prime Minister will hold delegation-level talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House on April 2. The Prime Minister of India will host a Luncheon in honour of Prime Minister Deuba and the delegation.    
Similarly, External Affairs Minister as well as National Security Advisor of the Government of India will call on the Prime Minister of Nepal.    
The Prime Minister will use the opportunity of his visit to address a gathering of business leaders in New Delhi.    
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit Varanasi before returning to Kathmandu on April 3.    
 The visit is expected to further strengthen the multifaceted, age-old, and cordial ties between Nepal and India, states a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.