KASKI — The Lekhnath Municipality, with the backing of different organisations, has launched a campaign in a bid to free the Begnas Lake from the infestation of Jalakumbhi plants ( hyacinth ) and keep its unspoiled beauty alive.
Ceed Foundation and Hotel and Restaurant Association, Kaski are among those organisations cooperating with the Municipality in its efforts aims to control the encroachment of this aquatic plant on the lake.
The campaign will run for two months, Foundation Director Damodar Bhakta Thapa said.
The Municipality has released Rs 200,000 and Foundation and Association contributed Rs 25,000 each to launch the campaign. Every day, there will be around 40 people to remove the plants from the lake, he said.
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”.