India’s PM Narendra Modi to visit Nepal on Buddha Jayanti

India’s PM Narendra Modi to visit Nepal on Buddha Jayanti

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is visiting Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti, Indian media outlets have reported.

Indian newspaper The Hindu has reported that Prime Minister Modi is making preparations to visit the Himalayan nation before May 16.

“Prime Minister Modi is making preparations to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti. This is going to be Modi’s first visit after he was re-elected as the PM of India in 2019,” The Hindu reported.

Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit is taking place one month after Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba embarked on an official visit to the southern neighbor.

Indian PM Modi will visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.  There will be no bilateral agreements during his Nepal visit, the sources have said.

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