KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that bringing back the straining bilateral relations to mutual understanding will be placed on priority during his India visit.
Giving directives to the state visit delegation members at Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar, today, PM Oli urged the members to present in a way to keep country’s respect and glory.
The prime minister is leaving for five day state visit to India from February 19 leading a Nepali delegation.
The Indian government has taken the visit seriously giving special importance, he said while expressing his belief that the visit would add new dimensions towards improving bilateral relations.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa informed that the preparation of the visit is almost over.
Three arrested with tiger hides
KATHMANDU- The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of tiger hides.
The CIB said that Man Bahadur Tamang of Shailung Rural Municipality in Dolakha; Lokmaya Gurung of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha district and Amar Singh of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district were arrested from Budhanilkantha in the capital city acting on a tip off about their involvement in smuggling of animals’ hides and skeleton.
All three have been sent to the Division Forests Office, Kathmandu for further actions. According to the Superintendent of Police Sudip Giri, the alleged would be booked as per the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1973 and CITES Convention, 1975.Follow @gorkhapost