In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “I am happy to be among the glorious people of Nepal on the special occasion of Buddha Purnima. Prime Minister Modi arrived in Nepal at the invitation of Deuba. This is Modi’s fifth visit to Nepal since taking over as prime minister in 2014.
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PM Modi Nepal visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Maya Devi temple in Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Purnima on Monday. Prime Minister Modi was accompanied by his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba on his visit to this historic temple located in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. The Indian Prime Minister’s Office said in a tweet: “The Nepal tour begins with the offering of prayers at the holy Maya Devi temple in Lumbini. Nepal’s Foreign Ministry tweeted, “On the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima, the two Prime Ministers offered prayers at the Maya Devi Temple in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. On his arrival in Lumbini, Prime Minister Deuba himself welcomed Modi.
In a tweet, Modi said, “I thank Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba for the warm welcome at Lumbini. Earlier, the Prime Minister said in another tweet, “Reached Nepal. I am happy to be among the magnificent people of Nepal on the special occasion of Buddha Purnima. I look forward to participating in various events in Lumbini. Prime Minister Modi arrived in Nepal at the invitation of Deuba. He has come to Lumbini on a one-day visit. This is Modi’s fifth visit to Nepal since taking over as prime minister in 2014. The PM was warmly received by the Indian community in Lumbini, Nepal. PM Modi gave an autograph of a sketch depicting him and Lord Buddha
Prime Minister Modi along with Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba laid the foundation stone for the construction of a center for Buddhist culture and heritage in a plot belonging to the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), Delhi, within the Lumbini Monastery area.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held bilateral talks with his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba at Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. The two leaders discussed ways to explore new areas and strengthen existing cooperation in a multi-faceted bilateral partnership. At the invitation of Deuba, Modi reached Lumbini in the Himalayan country on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. He met Deuba after offering prayers at the Maya Devi temple here. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba in Lumbini. This is an opportunity to strengthen the ongoing cooperation in our multi-faceted partnership and explore new areas. ‘