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4th BIMSTEC Summit begins in Kathmandu, Nepal

The Prime Minister Modi will address the inaugural session this evening.

The theme of the 4th Summit is ‘Towards Peaceful, Prosperous and Sustainable Bay of Bengal Region.

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders of BIMSTEC jointly called on President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari in Kathmandu today. They also attended luncheon hosted by the President Bhandari.

Later, on the sideline of the summit, PM Modi held bilateral meeting with the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena.

In the evening PM Modi will meet the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. He will also attend a banquet and cultural programme hosted by the Prime Minister of Nepal K.P.Sharma Oli in the honour of BIMSTEC leaders.