President Sirisena to visit Lumbini

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  • On the sidelines of the two-day BIMSTEC Summit


Untitled-16President Maithripala Sirisena confirmed his visit to Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, on the sidelines of the two-day BIMSTEC Summit, in Kathmandu on August 30, the Kathmandu Post reported quoting a Nepal Home Ministry official.

It said:

“According to the Ministry President Sirisena is scheduled to visit Lumbini after the conclusion of the event.  

“The two-day 4th Bay of Bengal Initiatives for Multi-Sectoral, Technical and Economic Cooperation Summit (BIMSTEC) is scheduled to commence on August 30. Leaders and delegations of seven participating countries- Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan, and Nepal are to attend the summit.”