Deuba returns home after completing his three-day India visitAfter holding bilateral talks in Delhi on Saturday, the prime minister visited Varanasi on Sunday.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday returned home from New Delhi, India after concluding his three-day visit.
After completing formal engagements in New Delhi, including a one-on-one meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as delegation level talks between Nepal and India on Saturday, Deuba on Sunday visited Varanasi.
According to Indian media reports, Deuba landed at Lal Bahadur Shastri airport, located at Babatpur, 26 km northwest of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India on a special flight from Delhi on Sunday morning.
He was received by Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath.
Deuba visited Kal Bhairav and Kashi Vishwanath temples and offered prayers.
This is Deuba's first official foreign trip after assuming office in July last year.
On Saturday, Deuba and Modi witnessed the signing of four pacts between Nepal and India on energy and connectivity.
The four agreements are—Nepal officially joining the international solar alliance, Indian technical assistance for Nepal’s railway sector, cooperation in the field of petroleum sector and exchange of expertise between Nepal Oil Corporation and Indian Oil Corporation.
Both prime ministers also flagged off the Kurtha-Jayanagar cross-border passenger train services. Similarly, Deuba and Modi also jointly launched India’s RuPay digital card for use in Nepal.
Deuba and Modi also jointly inaugurated the Solu Corridor 132 KV Power Transmission Line and Substation in Nepal built under the government of India's line of credit.
Deuba on Sunday evening returned to New Delhi from where he took a flight to Kathmandu.