Odisha Governor S C Jamir, Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat, Home Secretary Asit Tripathy, Director General of Police K B Singh received the Nepal president at Biju Patnaik International Airport here.
As per the programme, Bhandari will attend a women's empowerment programme at Mission Shakti Bhavan here before heading for a darshan of Lord Lingaraj at the 11th century Shiv shrine here. She will offer puja at the temple.
She will spend the night at the Raj Bhavan here, official sources said.
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