KATHMANDU — Biratnagar based Camp Office of the Embassy of India has been closed on Monday.
The office was opened in 2008 to deal with the situation arising out of devastating Koshi floods has been closed as purpose of opening the Camp Office was fulfilled, said a spokesperson at the Embassy of India, Kathmandu.
The embassy spokesperson further said that they had already decided to wind up the Camp Office and re-locate the personnel.
This decision was conveyed by Prime Minister Modi to his Nepalese counterpart during his visit to Nepal last week.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had reiterated to close the office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was taking diplomatic initiations to this end.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