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  India   Politics  30 May 2019  Foreign dignitaries arrive in Delhi ahead PM Modi's swearing-in

Foreign dignitaries arrive in Delhi ahead PM Modi's swearing-in

ANI
Published : May 30, 2019, 8:44 am IST
Updated : May 30, 2019, 12:59 pm IST

The swearing-in ceremony is scheduled at 7 PM in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was received by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale in Delhi. (Photo: ANI)
 Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was received by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale in Delhi. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: Foreign dignitaries on Thursday arrived in Delhi ahead of PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was among the first to arrive on Thursday morning to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

 

Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering arrived to attend his counterpart Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

They were received by at the airport by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale.

(Photo: ANI)Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering. (Photo: ANI)

President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, arrived in Delhi. He will attend PM Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan later today.

(Photo: ANI)  President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena. (Photo: ANI)

President of Myanmar, U Win Myint, arrives in Delhi. He will attend PM Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan later today.

(Photo: ANI) President of Myanmar U Win Myint. (Photo: ANI)

 

The swearing-in ceremony is scheduled at 7 PM in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy at the function.

Leaders from all BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) member-states have confirmed their attendance for Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

The bloc's member nations include Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand besides India.

President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid, President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, President of Myanmar U Win Myint, Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli, and Thailand's Special Envoy Grisada Boonrach will be present in the national capital Delhi for attending the ceremony.

 

The President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbay Jeenbekov will also be present at the event.

Several overseas friends of BJP from 15 countries, including the US, Australia, Germany, and the UK, have also been invited.

Tags: pm modi, swearing-in, mauritius pm, rashtrapati bhavan
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi