Nepal PM Prachanda to travel to India on June 9 to attend PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony

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Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ (File image)

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ (File image)

Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' will undertake a three-day visit to India from Sunday during which he is scheduled to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official said.

The meeting of the Council of Ministers chaired by Prime Minister Prachanda endorsed Prachanda's India visit.

The Prime Minister will leave for New Delhi on Sunday to attend Prime Minister Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in Delhi, Government Spokesperson and Minister for Communication and Information Technology Rekha Sharma informed the media on Thursday after the Cabinet meeting.

Modi will take oath as Prime Minister for the third time on Sunday.

India has also invited Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu, Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth and President of Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan are among the leaders being invited to Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

Prachanda will return home on Tuesday.

Earlier, Prachanda had paid an official visit to India from October 4 to 7, 2023 after assuming the post of the Prime Minister for the third time.

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