Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Nepal. He was received by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha
After landing, the Indian PM tweeted, “Happy to be among the wonderful people of Nepal on the special occasion of Buddha Purnima. Looking forward to the programmes in Lumbini.” He will participate in a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the India International Centre for Buddhist Culture & Heritage on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. He will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Ministry of Foreign Affairs said PM Deuba warmly received Modi upon his arrival at Lumbini.