KATHMANDU — International Nurses Day, 2016 was marked on Thursday across the country with different programs.
A rally was taken out in the capital with hundreds of nurses holding placards with slogans ‘Safe workplace for nurses, employment management and quality nursing service.’
The rally went through Thapathali, Tripureshwar, Sahidgate and Bir Hospital and conversed into a corner meeting at the Khulamanch.
Speaking at the event, former chairperson of Nursing Association Nepal Sarala KC said that the attitude of Nepali society towards nursing field is still not positive. She added that nurses are forced to go abroad as the quotas for nurses created at home are yet to be expanded.
Also speaking, Secretary at the Ministry of Health Shanta Bahadur Shrestha pledged that reforms would be carried out in nursing service as per the government’s policy to provide access to health for all people.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.