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PM Oli Pays Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh were among others present at the ceremony.

Published: 20th February 2016 12:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2016 12:49 PM   |  A+A-

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, who is on his first visit abroad after assuming office in October last, on Saturday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat here.

Earlier, he was accorded a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Also Read: Prime Minister Oli Receives Ceremonial Reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh were among others present at the ceremony.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be calling on Prime Minister Oli at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Thereafter, he will meet Prime Minister Modi at the Hyderabad House, which will be followed by delegation-level talks, exchange of agreements and press statements.

Also Read: 21 Madhesis Detained While Protesting PM Oli's Visit to India

India and Nepal will be holding wide-ranging discussions on issues of mutual concern, as well as on strengthening bilateral cooperation in diverse areas, including developmental assistance, energy and connectivity. The Prime Minister will host a banquet for him.

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