Nepalese President leaves for Kuwait

President Ram Baran Yadav will attend a special programme to mark Kuwait`s 50th Independence Day.

Updated: Feb 25, 2011, 20:11 PM IST

Kathmandu: Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav on Friday left for Kuwait on a three-day state visit during which he will attend a special programme to mark the Gulf nation`s 50th Independence Day.

He is also scheduled to attend a function that marks the 5th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah of Kuwait, according to a statement issued by the Rastrapati Bhawan here.

Among others who are accompanying the president are his daughter Anita Yadav and Foreign Secretary Madan Kumar Bhattarai.