Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Nepal to attend the 4th BIMSTEC summit held in Kathmandu on August 30 and 31.
The Prime Minister on Thursday presented traditional gifts from India’s North-Eastern states to leaders of BIMSTEC.
The gifts presented to BIMSTEC leaders by Prime Minister Modi comprise of stoles and shawls depicting traditional motifs from North-Eastern states and Kantha embroidery of West Bengal.
These presents from India’s North-Eastern states are made from golden Muga silk, Eri silk, and cotton.
The gifts highlight development potential of the North-East region through enhanced connectivity, trade and commerce in the BIMSTEC region.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi also met with the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of BIMSTEC.