Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will be paying a State visit to Nepal from 11-12 May 2018, at the invitation of Prime Minister of Nepal K.P. Sharma Oli.
This will be the third visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal and the first high-level visit from India since the formation of the new Government in Nepal. During the visit, he will hold talks with Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, call on the President and Vice President of Nepal, and interact with senior leaders of various political parties of Nepal. PM Narendra Modi will also be visiting the historic cities of Janakpur and Muktinath, apart from engagements in Kathmandu.
In a press note, the Ministry of External Affairs said:
The State visit is in keeping with the tradition of regular high-level exchanges between India and Nepal, and will enable leaders to discuss matters of mutual interest and to strengthen cooperation in all areas of age-old, multi-faceted and expanding partnership between the two countries.”
Earlier, at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal, accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya, paid a State Visit to India from April 6-8, 2018.