Deuba arrives in New Delhi, Welcome, welcome by state minister


New Delhi: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba arrived New Delhi, India this afternoon on a three-day official visit to India.    
Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport, the Prime Minister and his entourage was welcomed by Indian Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt, Nepal’s Ambassador to India, Shanker Prasad Sharma, and senior officials from the Ministry of External Affairs, India and the Nepali Embassy here.    
India’s Minister for External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister Deuba today itself. The Prime Minister will reach the head office of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today itself to meet the BJP leaders. The meeting will be for the discussions on contemporary issues.    
Similarly, the Prime Minister will attend a reception to be hosted in his honour by Ambassador Sharma this evening at the Embassy this evening.    
Tomorrow, on April 2, the Prime Minister will hold delegation-level talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the Hyderabad House and the Indian Prime Minister will host a luncheon in honour of Prime Minister Deuba.    
Following the talks with Modi, the PM Deuba will take part in the inauguration of the 35- kilometer Jayanagar-Kurtha Railway Service and the Solu Corridor Transmission Line supported by the government of India. Likewise, both Prime Ministers will virtually take updates of the 132 health service centers under construction in Nepal.