While second semifinal will be played between Pakistan and Bangladesh in the afternoon. The opening ceremony of Games will be held in the evening. President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari will declare games open, the biggest sporting extravaganza of South Asia.
During 10 day event 2715 athletes will compete for 1119 medals including 319 Gold in 26 game categories. As many as 487 athletes from India are participating in the games. The closing ceremony will be held on 10th December.