<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –> Nepal’s new Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ will embark on a three-day official visit to India on September 15, his maiden foreign trip, official sources here said on Sunday. Highly-placed sources confirmed the date for Prachanda’s India visit though it is yet to be officially announced. This will be Prachanda’s first foreign visit after assuming office earlier this month.Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who was on a visit to India as Prachanda’s special envoy, had discussed with Indian officials regarding the visit, according to Indian embassy sources here.Today’s confirmation of the date comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended an invitation to Prachanda to visit India at the earliest when Nidhi called on him. He also conveyed his greetings and best wishes to the new government of Nepal led by Prachanda. Nidhi had briefed Modi about the latest developments in Nepal. Modi said India is fully committed to support the government and the people of Nepal in the post-earthquake reconstruction efforts. He also reiterated India’s commitment to strengthen the traditional bonds of friendship and kinship with the people of Nepal.

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Nepal PM Prachanda to visit India on September 15