Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley is scheduled to arrived in India earlier today on a four-day visit to Odisha during which he would attend a function of Maha Bodhi Society of India.
The Press Trust of India (PTI) reported that the Prime Minister along with a minister and senior Bhutanese officials would attend the general body meeting of Maha Bodhi Society of India and the opening ceremony of Guru Padmasambha Temple at Mahabodhi Society, Odisha Centre.
Thinley is scheduled to meet Odisha Governor M C Bhandare and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday, official sources said, Wednesday.
He will also meet Bhutanese students in Odisha and visit some educational institutes in the state, added the report.
During his four-day visit, the Prime Minister would visit the Sun Temple at Konark and Peace Pagoda at Dhauli on outskirts of the state capital.
It further said that the PM is also scheduled to attend the Maha Bodhi Society of India’s opening ceremony of Guru Padmasambhaba at Maha Bodhi Society centre and address a press conference on Saturday.
The Bhutanees delegation, including Labour and Human Resources Minister Dorji Wangdi, is scheduled to leave for Kolkata on Sunday evening.