Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs in charge of South Asia Region, Seiji Kihara, has arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal leading a high-level six-member delegation on Wednesday.
Minister Kihara will call on President Ram Baran Yadav and Prime Minister Sushil Koirala separately on Thursday, it is learnt.
Likewise, he will meet Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey on the same day.
Nepali Congress Vice President Ram Chandra Poudel is hosting a dinner for the Japanese Minister on Wednesday evening.
During his two-day stay in Nepal, he will also meet some prominent political leaders of Nepal.
Kihara is also scheduled to inspect National Tuberculosis Center and Kathmandu-Bhaktapur road, which were constructed in 1987 and 2010, respectively, under the Japanese grant assistance program, according to a statement released by the Japanese Embassy on Wednesday.