Prime Minister (PM) KP Sharma Oli has met Indian counterpart Narendra Modi Friday evening.
Modi tweeted pictures expressing delight at meeting Oli. The two PMs are scheduled to hold a formal meeting at the Hyderabad House on Saturday but had an unscheduled meeting even on Friday. What exactly the two leaders discussed during the meeting has not been revealed.
Oli reached New Delhi for a three-day visit Friday morning. Indian Home Minister Raj Nath Singh welcomed him at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
Oli earlier invited Indian investors to invest in Nepal while addressing a program organized by the India Nepal Business Forum in the Indian capital in the afternoon.
He also met President of Indian National Congress Rahul Gandhi and other leaders of the party later on the day.
Oli’s wife Radhika Shakya, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Industry, Commerce and Supplies Minister Matrika Yadav, Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Raghuvir Mahaseth, PM Oli’s chief advisor Bishnu Prasad Oli are also in the Oli’s team.
Lawmakers from different political parties, bureaucrats and others are also flying to Delhi. People from the film industry, actor Rajesh Hamal and director Dinesh DC, have also been included in the team for the first time.
Oli will also meet Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, different Cabinet Ministers among others during his stay in India.
He will return back Sunday evening.