KATHMANDU — Visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ held a meeting at Hyatt Regency Hotel in the capital this morning.
The two leaders dwelt on the agenda of bilateral relations between Nepal and Pakistan.
Talking to media in brief following the meet, Chairperson Dahal said that matters related to bilateral relations and mutual interests were discussed in the meeting.
In an around 45-minute talk, they also discussed the measures for improving bilateral trade and economic relations between Nepal and Pakistan.
Chairperson Dahal, also the former Prime Minister, said the meeting also stressed the need of initiative from all member-states to revitalize the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
Chairperson Dahal also shared the Pakistani Prime Minister briefed that Pakistan is continuously carrying out its efforts to put forward the SAARC Summit.
The meeting was attended by Maoist leader and Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Jokh Bahadur Mahara.along with Chairperson Dahal.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