New Delhi: An Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) release has listed the schedule of all the eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members Heads of Government who will have a one-on one meetings tomorrow with prime-minister designate Narendra Modi.
Seven Heads of Government from SAARC member countries are here to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony which is set to take place at a grand function in the forecourt of the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday evening.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will make a courtesy call to Modi tomorrow in the morning at 9.30 a.m. While his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom is likely to meet Modi at 10.05 a.m. Following him will be the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa who will pay a courtesy call to Modi at 10.30 hours in the morning.
Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay is scheduled to meet Modi at 10.55 a.m. While his Mauritian counterpart Navin Ramgoolam will hold parleys with Modi at 11.20 a.m. Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is set to meet Modi at 11.45 a.m.
All eyes would be on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who will hold meeting with Modi at 12.10 a.m. Bangladesh Parliament Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will meet Modi at 1245 hours.
After their courtesy calls, the Heads of Government of SAARC countries will meet President Pranab Mukherjee. Starting with Afghanistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan.