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Several foreign leaders confirm attendance at Narendra Modi's oath ceremony. See full list
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Several foreign leaders confirm attendance at Narendra Modi's oath ceremony. See full list

| @@indiablooms | 09 Jun 2024, 09:21 am

New Delhi: India has invited several leaders from neighbouring countries to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi, who is set to become the Prime Minister for a third consecutive term on Sunday.

The ceremony will take place today at 7.15 pm at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Besides Modi his Council of Ministers will also take their oaths of office and secrecy, forming part of the Prime Minister's new cabinet.

According to the Ministry of External Affairs, several leaders have accepted the invitation and will arrive in New Delhi on Sunday to participate in the ceremony.

Leaders who have confirmed their attendance

President of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr Ranil Wickremesinghe
President of Maldives, H.E. Dr Mohamed Muizzu
Vice-President of Seychelles, H.E. Mr Ahmed Afif
Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister of Mauritius, H.E. Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth
Prime Minister of Nepal, H.E. Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda'
Prime Minister of Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Tshering Tobgay

The national capital has been put on high alert on Sunday as several state heads are scheduled to attend the swearing-in ceremony.

Major hotels like the Leela, Taj, ITC Maurya, Claridge's, and Oberoi are already under tight security. Officials have arranged safe routes for the dignitaries' travel between their hotels and the venue.

"Dignitaries attending the swearing-in will be given designated routes from their hotels to the venue and back," according to officials.

In addition to attending the swearing-in ceremony, these leaders will participate in a banquet hosted by President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan the same evening.

This gathering is expected to facilitate high-level interactions and discussions, further strengthening regional ties among SAARC member nations.

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