-Special correspondent Shyam Rimal
Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali visited the Mahabijaya Chaitya here today. Minister Gyawali is currently here as part of the Nepali delegation led by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on a State-visit to Myanmar
The Foreign Minister was accompanied by other senior members of the delegation. The team led by Minister Gyawali also observed a statute of Buddha at the shrine. The pagoda-style shrine is located in the Dhammarakhita hills.
Upon arrival, the Nepali team was welcomed by the Head of the local government. It may be noted that during a visit there in 1980, then King Birendra had gifted a statute of Buddha to the Chaitya.