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Nepali PM leaves for Goa to attend BRICS-BIMSTEC summit

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" on Saturday left for to participate in the BRICS-BIMSTEC outreach summit to be held from October 15-16.

This is Prachanda's second visit to India after becoming the Prime Minister on August 4 this year. He had visited New Delhi in September at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Heads of state and government of five BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are meeting in for their eighth annual gathering, after India assumed the chair of the bloc early this year.

India will also host leaders of neighbouring Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand for the BRICS-BIMSTEC outreach summit.



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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 13:10 IST