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Nepal govt announces public holidays for Prez visit to India

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

The has announced public holidays on April 17 and April 22 - the days when Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari begins her first foreign visit to and returns to the Himalayan country.

Home Ministry officials said the two days will be public holidays in to mark the departure and arrival of Bhandari after concluding her five-day visit to

As per custom, public holidays are announced in whenever the head of the state embarks on an official foreign visit.

This will be Bhandari's first foreign trip after assuming the office in October 2015, following the promulgation of the new Constitution in Nepal.

She is visiting at the invitation of President and will stay at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

A high-level delegation comprising several ministers and MPs will accompanying her.

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First Published: Sun, April 16 2017. 22:13 IST