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.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.