KATHMANDU — The election of the civil servants’ trade union started from 9:00 am Wednesday.
Chief Election Officer Geeta Prasad Timilsina shared information about this to the RSS.
A total of 129 polling stations have been set up at 117 locations in all 75 districts across the country. Around 1,600 employees and 1,200 security personnel have been mobilised to conduct the elections.
Civil servants above the officer-level and those heading the offices are not allowed to take part in the voting.
Various trade unions within the civil service are taking part in the election held to choose an authentic trade union in bureaucracy.
The voting will run until 17:00 pm today.
It may be noted that the government announced a public holiday for civil servants today in view of the trade union election.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.