President Bidya Devi Bhandari is paying a two-day State visit to Bangladesh from March 22 to 23 at the friendly invitation of President of Bangladesh Mohammad Abdul Hamid.
Issuing a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) informed that the Nepali delegation accompanying the President will consist of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and secretaries and senior officials of the ministry, the Office of the President and other relevant ministries.
During the visit, President Bhandari will attend the birth centenary celebration of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, in Dhaka, the statement read.
On the occasion, the President will deliver a statement on the theme of “Nepal-Bangladesh relations and Bangabandhu’s birth centenary”.
She will also hold talks with the President of Bangladesh at Bangabhaban, according to the MoFA.
President Bhandari will also attend state banquet hosted by the President of Bangladesh in her honour.
While in Bangladesh, the President is scheduled to visit the National Martyrs Memorial at Savar and the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi.
A cultural troupe will also be a part of the Nepali delegation which will show a cultural performance during the birth centenary celebration programme in Dhaka.
The President is also scheduled to visit the Embassy of Nepal, meet with Nepali nationals in Bangladesh and attend the luncheon to be hosted in her honour by the Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh.
President Bhandari will return to Nepal on March 23.