Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari accorded ceremonial reception

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari was given a ceremonial reception and accorded a guard of honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. This is Bhandari's first foreign tour after assuming office in October 2015. Nepal President Bhandari is on a five-day visit to India at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee. The Nepal President is accompanied by a 33-member delegation that includes Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat and Peace and Reconstruction Minister Sita Devi Yadav, five women MPs and senior officials.