Kathmandu, June 10: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has returned home this evening after completing his official visit to India.     

Upon arrival at the VVIP lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport, the Prime Minister was welcomed by Speaker Devraj Ghimire, National Assembly Chair Narayan Dahal, Deputy Prime Ministers, Ministers, MPs, Heads of Security Agencies and high-ranking officials of the Government of Nepal. A contingent of the Nepali Army also offered a guard of honour to Prime Minister Prachanda.   


The Prime Minister had left for New Delhi on Sunday afternoon leading the Nepali delegation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of his Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was elected for a third consecutive term.     

 After the swearing-in ceremony, Prime Minister Prachanda also held a brief meeting with his counterpart Modi and paid a courtesy call on the President of India Droupadi Murmu today. During the meetings, various aspects of Nepal-India relations were discussed, according to the Prime Minister's Secretariat.     


Prime Minister Prachanda was accompanied by his daughter Ganga Dahal, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Padam Giri, Foreign Secretary Sewa Lamsal and other high-ranking government officials.  (RSS)