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After swearing-in, Prime Minister gets into diplomatic exercise
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After swearing-in, Prime Minister gets into diplomatic exercise

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New Delhi, May 31: Shortly after taking over as Prime Minister for the second consecutive term, Narendra Modi has started on the work mission and held first important diplomatic engagements with President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov on Thursday evening.

"Held extensive deliberations with the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Mr. Sooronbay Jeenbekov. Our talks covered the full spectrum of bilateral ties between our nations and ways to deepen economic and social cooperation in the times to come," Prime Minister tweeted.

The Kyrgyz President had attended the oath-taking ceremony as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Chair. Modi will hold separate bilateral meetings on Friday with Bangladesh President Md. Abdul Hamid, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering are also in the capital and bilateral meetings are on cards.

Meanwhile, sources said the first meeting of the new Union Cabinet is likely to be held on Friday where the roadmap of the Modi 2.0 dispensation will be chalked out.
The Cabinet will have to decide about Parliament session and the date for Joint Session of Parliament that would be addressed by the President Ram Nath Kovind.

UNI