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PM Modi leaves for Nepal


ANI New Delhi [India]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for Nepal to attend the fourth Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit.
He is scheduled to arrive in Nepal at 8:30 am (local time).
The summit will be held from August 30 to August 31. BIMSTEC, the regional group of seven countries which lies near the Bay of Bengal, includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
According to the sources, on the sidelines of BIMSTEC Summit, Prime Minister Modi is expected to have a meeting with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Prime Minister Modi will be also handing over the hospice built in the premise of the Pashupatinath in Indian aid to Nepal.

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 7:25 AM IST

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