KATHMANDU—Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister of Foreign Affairs left for Vienna, Austria today for participating in 62nd annual regular session of the general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The conference is to be held from September 17 to 21.
On September 17 the minister will hold a bilateral meeting with the Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Karin Kneissl.
He will hold a meeting with Vice-president of the European Commission and High Representatives of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and security policy FedeicaMogherini and will also have meeting with European commissioner for International Coopreation and Development NevenMimica.
Krishna Raj BC, secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ghanshyam Bhandari, joint secretary and Head of Europe-America Division at the foreign ministry are also joining with Gyawali. He will return on September 21.Follow @gorkhapost
All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost