KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has relieved Assistant Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Biraj Bahadur Bista, from the post on Wednesday.
PM Oli relieved Bista from the post after the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP)- Nepal recommended to PM Oli that the party has called back Bista from the government, said PM Oli’s press advisor Pramod Dahal.
PM Oli also appointed Resham Lama in Bista’s post.
According to Dahal, Lama would be Lama would be administered the oath of office and secrecy this evening.
The RPP-Nepal has recommended the name of parliamentarian Resham Lama to the post.
Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise
CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.
It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.
Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.
The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.
Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.Follow @gorkhapost