Korean Buddhist monks in Lumbini on foot

Lumbini, Mar. 15: About 200 Buddhist monks and pilgrims had set out their on-foot journey to Buddhist sites from South Korea. They have arrived in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.     

The Lumbini Development Trust welcomed the group in a function in Lumbini on Tuesday. There were Rupandehi constituency-5 parliamentarian Basudev Ghimire, Lumbini Development Trust’s vice-chairperson Abadesh Kumar Tripathi and Lumbini Municipality mayor Sajaruddin Musalman and so on.

The Korean pilgrims’ group had offered worship at Mayadevi Temple wishing for global peace. Korean Ambassador Park Chong-Suk was also present on the occasion.

Parliamentarian Ghimire and Ambassador Park expressed their confidence that such exchanges would take the friendly relations between Nepal and Korea to a new height. The Korean team would travel to India also.

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