President Bhandari leaves for Bangladesh

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari waving hands before leaving for Bangladesh from Tribhuvan International Airport. Photo Courtesy: Bikash Shrestha,

Kathmandu: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has left for Bangladesh today.

President Bhandari has left for Bangladesh for a two-day state visit on a special charter flight of Nepal Airlines Corporation. She went to Bangladesh at the invitation of her counterpart Mohammad Abdul Hamid.

During the visit, at least four MoUs will be signed between Nepal and Bangladesh, including an agreement to amend the transit agreement .

President Bhandari is also scheduled to attend the centenary birth anniversary of Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujbur Rahman.

Bhandari is scheduled to give a talk on Nepal-Bangladesh relations. Bhandari is also scheduled to hold talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Mohammad Abdul Hamid on various bilateral issues.

Similarly, Bhandari will attend a dinner hosted by her counterpart. Similarly, President Bhandari is scheduled to visit the Martyrs’ Memorial there.

There is also an agenda to visit the Nepali Embassy in Dhaka and meet the Nepali community there. Bhandari’s visiting team will also include a cultural team.