President Bhandari leaving for Myanmar on Wednesday
KATHMANDU, Oct 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari will leave for the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on a five-day state on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nepal.
President Bhandari is paying the state visit of Myanmar at the invitation of her counterpart U Win Myint.
During her visit, President Bhandari will hold bilateral talks with President Myint and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Myint will host a state banquet in honor of Bhandari and her delegation.
President Bhandari is also scheduled to meet the citizens of Myanmar of Nepali origin in Pyin Oo Lyin. She will also visit Bagan, a UNESCO world heritage site and Yangon.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Foreign Secretary, Secretary at the Office of the President and other high-ranking officials from the Office of the President and Ministry of Foreign Affairs are included in the President’s entourage.
Prez Bhandari will return to Nepal on Oct 20.