KATHMANDU — The government has decided to provide Rs 1 million to the family of Myadi (temporary) police personnel Binod Chaudhary as relief support.
Chaudhary, who was seriously injured in the bomb explosion in Tulsipur of Dang on Tuesday, died while receiving treatment Wednesday in Nepalgunj.
A meeting of the central security committee held under the chair of Prime Minister and Home Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took a decision to provide Rs 1 million in relief to the family of deceased Chaudhary, Home Secretary Mohan Krishna Sapkota said.
The meeting also decided to take measures to foil the criminal activities and bomb explosions that are taking place to challenge the elections and security situation.
Likewise, the meeting decided to arrange treatment facilities to those injured in such incidents.
Other present at the meeting were Chief Secretary Lok Darshan Regmi, Chief of Staff of Nepal Army Purna Chandra Thapa, Inspector General of Nepal Police Prakash Aryal and Inspector General of Armed Police Force, Nepal Singha Bahadur Shrestha.Follow @gorkhapost
2018 to be marked as high-level visit year : Minister Gyawali
KATHMANDU — Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.
Minister Gyawali, at an interaction programme in the capital city today, said that the high-level visit would be helpful to collect assistance for Nepal’s development and prosperity.
“Homework to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping would begin very soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping was invited in 2016 but his visit could not happen due to change in government. This time, high-level visits from the USA, the UK, Japan and other countries would be arranged,” Minister Gyawali said.
He also added that the visit from Prime Minister of Pakistan held last month increased goodwill and was concentrated on holding the stalled SAARC Summit.
On the occasion, the Foreign Affairs Minister said that truce in Syria should be held as the children are falling victims to the war.
He also pledged to work to increase Nepal’s access to UN adding that our approach is not established in comparison to Nepal’s contribution to peace keeping mission. Minister Gyawali reiterated his commitment to not allow Nepal’s soil to be used against any nation.
The Foreign Affairs Minister said that Nepal’s relations with China and India would be based on our necessity instead of an alternative to one another.Follow @gorkhapost