KATHMANDU — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday night.
Nepal’s envoy to Israel Prahlad Prasain and Israeli Ambassador to Nepal Yaron Mayer arranged the meeting between DPM Thapa and President Rivlin at the Teddy Stadium where final match of Israeli FA Cup was being held. Envoy Mayer had reached Israel along with Prasain for the meeting.
DPM Thapa, who was in Istanbul Turkey for the World Humanitarian Summit, reached Israel on a three-day official visit along with Ambassador Prasain and Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi.
Thapa is also scheduled to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. During the meeting, Nepal and Israel will sign an agreement on Permanent Diplomatic Mechanism.
DPM Thapa will also address the Israeli Council on Nepal-Israel relations.Follow @gorkhapost
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost