KATHMANDU — UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Speaker Onsari Gharti on Wednesday visited Maoist leader Barshaman Pun, who is undergoing treatment at the Sukhumvit Samitivej Hospital in Bangkok.
Speaker Onsari Gharti is the spouse of leader Pun.
Upon their arrival in Bangkok, former Prime Minister Dahal and Speaker Gharti were received by Nepal’s Ambassador to Thailand Khagaraj Adhikari. Dahal is accompanied by his spouse Sita also.
Dahal and Gharti had traveled to the Thai capital earlier Wednesday to meet the leader, who apparently experiences genetic hyperbilirubinemia (jaundice).
Pun was flown to Bangkok after his health deteriorated even after he was treated in Gurgaon-based Medanta City Hospital of India.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