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Nepal PM Dahal to hold talks with President Mukherjee, PM Modi today

Updated: Sep 16, 2016 17:48 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 16 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is on a four-day visit to India, will today hold talks with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He will also be accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning. The visiting dignitary arrived in New Delhi yesterday.

On his arrival, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met his Nepalese Prime Minister.

External Affairs Ministry said that India will take this opportunity to understand the developmental priorities of the new Nepalese Prime Minister.

He will also visit Nathpa Jhakri Hydropower Project in Himachal Pradesh tomorrow.

This is Dahal's first foreign bilateral visit after he assumed office last month.

The visit will provide an opportunity for both the sides to discuss issues of mutual interest and seek ways to strengthen the age-old friendly ties. (ANI)