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President Yadav reaches Lhasa

October 29, 2010

Nepal News
October 26, 2010

President Ram Baran Yadav, who left for China on
an official trip Tuesday morning, reached Lhasa
of Tibet Autonomous Region, in the evening.

President Yadav landed at Lhasa Airport 3:15 pm
local time, according to Rastriya Samachar Samiti
(RSS). He will spend the first day of his visit
in Lhasa before heading to Shanghai where he will
participate in the concluding ceremony of Shanghai Expo 2010 on Oct. 31.

Dr Yadav was received by senior officials of
Tibet Autonomous Region when he landed at Lhasa
Airport. Nepal's Ambassador to China Tanka Karki
was also present on the occasion.

President Yadav left on a China Air flight at
11:45 am, leading a 17-member delegation which
includes Tourism minister Sharat Singh Bhandari,
foreign ministry officials, his daughter Anita Yadav and aides.

Caretaker Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Vice
President Paramananda Jha and some ministers were
at the Tribhuvan International Airport to see him off to China.

This is his second foreign visit and first visit
to China after he assumed the high office of the President.
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