Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Nepal: Prime Minister Modi to visit Nepal today, special program in Lumbini
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Nepal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving for Nepal on Monday on the occasion of Wednesday full moon. Prime Minister 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. Prime Minister Modi on Sunday said that India-Nepal relations are unique. Relations between the two countries have stood 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 Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba again after fruitful discussions during his visit to India last month. Both sides will abide by the agreement reached on expanding cooperation in various fields including hydropower, development and connectivity.
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PM Modi said in his tweet that he is looking forward to worship at Maya Devi temple on the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima. I have the honor to imitate the millions of Indians who pay homage to the holy birthplace of Lord Buddha. It may be mentioned that Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister 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 also said that he would take part in the groundbreaking ceremony of the International Center for Buddhist Culture and Heritage inside the Lumbini Monastery. He will participate in the Buddha Janati celebrations organized by the Government of Nepal. Nepal’s Prime Minister Deuba will host a luncheon for Prime Minister Narendra 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.