CPN-UML will host a banquet in honor of Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj Thursday evening.
UML leader Subas Chandra Nembang told Setopati that the party will host a banquet at Soaltee Crown Plaza . He added that Indian minister Swaraj will meet the party leadership during the meeting.
Swaraj will arrive in Kathmandu on a special plane after three Thursday afternoon.
This is the first visit by a high-level Indian leader after the election of federal parliament and provincial assemblies in Nepal.
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has called Swaraj’s visit continuity of the tradition of regular high-level political exchanges between the two countries, and said she will hold discussions with political leaders of Nepal on issues of mutual interest, and to advance age-old, special ties of friendship between India and Nepal.
Swaraj is scheduled to return Friday evening.