PM Modi’s visit to Nepal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving for Nepal on Monday on the occasion of Budh Purnima. PM Modi will pay a one-day visit to Lambini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. This will be the Prime Minister’s fifth visit to Nepal since taking office in 2014. PM Modi on Sunday said that India-Nepal relations are unique. Relations between the two countries stand the test of time and the purpose of their visit to Nepal is to deepen these ties. In a statement, Prime Minister Modi said he was looking forward to meeting Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba again after fruitful talks during his visit to India last month. The two sides will pursue the agreement reached on expanding cooperation in various fields, including hydropower, development and connectivity.
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PM Modi said in his tweet, I am looking forward to worship at Maya Devi temple on the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima. I have the honor of imitating the millions of Indians who pay homage to the sacred birthplace of Lord Buddha. It may be mentioned that Prime Minister Modi and PM Deuba will hold talks in Lambini, which will focus on enhancing cooperation in various fields including hydropower and connectivity, culture and education. According to sources, five agreements could be signed between the two countries. Prime Minister Modi has also said that he will participate in the groundbreaking ceremony of the International Center for Buddhist Culture and Heritage of India inside Lumbini Monastery. Will participate in the Buddha Janati celebrations organized by the Government of Nepal. Nepal’s Prime Minister Deuba will host a luncheon for PM Modi and his delegation. Prime Minister Modi will lay the foundation stone of the India International Center for Buddhist Culture and Heritage in the Lumbini Math area.