KATHMANDU — Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has directed the Department of Immigration and its subordinate bodies to immediately run reforms to wipe out their shortcomings.
Issuing directives to the DoI staffers after observing the Department today, Minister Thapa said the Department should work to wipe out complaints about some staffers indulging in illegal activities.
“As it (immigration) is a matter related to security of the country, it should be taken seriously,” he said.
Reforms of this sector will improve security as well as stability of the country, the Home Minister said while pledging all required support from the Ministry is making DoI in par with that of developed countries in the next five years.
“Perform the way you would want the immigration to treat you after you retire,” he told the employees.
On the occasion, Home Minister Secretary Mohan Krishna Sapkota and Director General of the Department of Immigration Dipak Karki apprised Minister Thapa about the state of affairs and functioning of the Department.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