Kathmandu, Aug. 2: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first foreign dignitary to address Nepal’s Legislature-Parliament after 1990.
The Indian Prime Minister Modi, who is arriving in Kathmandu on Sunday morning, is scheduled to address the parliament meeting at 4:30 pm.
It was then German Chancellor Helmut Kohl addressing the parliament before the restoration of democracy in 1990 in Nepal.
With the schedule fixed for the address, the International Conference Centre, New Baneshwor, has been decorated. From the outer gates to the Centre, the national flags of Nepal and India are fluttering.
Similarly, there are fountains; and the gardens spruced up on the premises of the Centre. The maintenance is completed and the hall painted new.
The Indian Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to reach the Constituent Assembly Building of the Centre at 4:00pm and will be welcomed by Speaker Subash Nembang.
Joint Secretary at Parliament Secretariat, Dr Bharat Raj Gautam, informed that all preparations including security management for the address of the Indian Prime Minister is made.
It is likely that the Indian Prime Minister will address the Parliament in Hindi for 30 to 45 minutes.
A team of officials from the Foreign Ministry reached the CA Building on Saturday and acquired information about the preparation for the address of the Indian Prime Ministers.
Officials from the diplomatic missions, from constitutional bodies, and the government secretaries are invited to attend the address. All Constituent Assembly members are urged to attend the meeting on formal attire.