Lalitpur : Myanmar’s first lady Cho Cho today visited the Patan Durbar Square.
Ms Cho who reached there at 11:00 am had spent around an hour. Radhika Shakya, spouse of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Lalitpur Metropolis mayor Chiribabu Maharjan, deputy major Geeta Satyal, other local representatives and locals welcomed her on the occasion.
During her stay at the site that remains in the UNESCO world heritage sites list, Cho visited the Keshav Narayan Chowk, Mul Chowk and Sundari Chowk, according to Patan Monument and Durbar Protection Office chief Kajiman Pyakurel. The site reflects the high Newari architecture dating back to the Malla regime.
She walked through the Patan museum to Hiranyabarna Mahabihar (a Buddhist temple) and enquired about heritages of cultural and religious importance there. She was majorly curious about a cultural procession, locally known Jhanki, presented to her honour on the occasion. Likewise, she performed a puja at the Hiranyabarna Mahabihar.
Cho, spouse of Myanmar’s President Win Myint, arrived here to participate in the fourth BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Education Cooperation) Summit that concluded in Kathmandu, the central capital of Nepal, today.