JANAKPURDHAM — Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on May 9 would be ‘religious and cultural’.
Minister Thapa revealed the visit’s status during a press conference which followed his onsite tours to Janaki temple today, where PM Modi will be holding religious worship rituals and prayers, and the public felicitation venue at the Bahra Bigaha area.
Elaborating further on the visit itinerary, Minister Thapa shared that PM Modi will also be visiting the Muktinath Temple.
He further added that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will also be arriving in Janakpurdham during the visit by the Indian Prime Minister.
The Home Minister also clarified that there will be no programmes for political agreements this time around during the Indian premier’s visit.
Answering a question from a journalist, Home Minister Thapa said that PM Modi’s security responsibility rested with the country and promised high security arrangement.
He also expressed confidence that the Indian PM’s visit would help strengthen the religious and cultural relations between the two countries.Follow @gorkhapost
PM Oli receives tika from his father Mohan Prasad Oli
KATHMANDU- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received tika, jamara and tilak from his father Mohan Prasad Oli at the auspicious hour of 9:51 am on the occasion of Bijaya Dashami today.
Oli also offered tika, jamara and tilak to Radhika Shakya, the Prime Minister’s spouse, on the occasion. The event was held at the Prime Minister’s residence.