Nepal President leaves for official Qatar trip

Kathmandu, October 29

Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari has left for a four day official visit to Qatar upon the invitation of Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, on Monday morning.

Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun saw her off at the Tribhuvan International Airport before a special troop of Nepal Army paid a guard of honour.

A Cabinet meeting held on Sunday had approved the visit.

During President Bhandari’s visit, the two countries will sign agreements on cooperation in agriculture and livestock development, health, security, press and information among others.

The two countries have expressed their hope that the visit would strengthen the bilateral ties.

Bhandari will return home on Thursday.

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