KATHMANDU — Bhutan’s Chief Justice and Chief Advisor to the Interim Government Dasho Tshering Wangchuk has arrived in Kathmandu on Wednesday morning to attend the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) being held here on August 30 and 31.
Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwor Pokhrel received Wangchuk who landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport at 8:15 am.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is also scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu today at 2:00 pm. President of Myanmar Win Myint has arrived yesterday.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost