KATHMANDU — Speaker Onsari Gharti and her South Korean counterpart Mr Chung Eui-hwa had a meeting at the Legislature-Parliament building at New Baneshwor on Monday.
On the occasion, speaker Gharti praised the Korean support provided to the quake survivors and expected more support in the days ahead as well. She briefed her counterpart Chung that Nepalese had good response and wishes to the Korean people.
Issues related to strengthening relations between Nepali and Korean parliament were discussed in the meeting. They further discussed to strengthen bilateral relations at the level of people, said Gharti’s press advisor Babin Sharma.
Similarly, Korean speaker Chung assured that he will talk to Korean government for more investment in Nepal as environment was favorable in Nepal for the same. He urged speaker Gharti to create investment friendly environment in the country, adding that Korea was willing to extend cooperation in the development of hydropower and energy sectors in Nepal.
In response to her counterpart’s query, Speaker Gharti added that the government of Nepal and parliament were committed to ease the complexity seen in such developmental sectors.
Similarly, Korean Speaker extended the invitation to Nepalese Speaker Gharti for Korea visit in appropriate time.
Present on the occasion were the secretary- general at the Parliament Manohar Prasad Bhattarai, Secretary Mukunda Sharma, spokesperson Dr Bharat Raj Gautam among others from Nepalese side and a 21-member delegates from Korean side.
1 killed, 2 injured in Dhading truck mishap
DHADING — One person was killed while two other seriously injured when a truck fell from Hugdi Khola Bridge in Rorang-10, Benighat along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 1568) en-route to Chitwan from Kathmandu fell off the bridge to Hugdi Khola (river) on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Sher Bahadur Magar,23, of Madhya Bindu Municipality-10, according to police. Magar died on the course of treatment at a Malekhu-based hospital, informed Area Police Office, Gajuri.
Those injured in the incident are Manoj Ale 25, of Arunkhola, Nawalparasi and Megh Bahadur Gharti of Sitakganga Municipality in Arghakhanchi district have been sent to Kathmandu for further medical treatment.Follow @gorkhapost