PALPA — Minister for Industry Som Prasad Pandey has clarified that the government was committed to implement the Working Journalist Act (WJA).
Speaking in the Western Development Regional level seminar organized by the Minimum Wages Fixation Committee (MWFC), Minister Pandey argued that the journalists may use different ways or to leave the profession to survive when they could not get required salary from the profession.
He urged the journalist to write on the developmental issues to expedite them for the journalists contributed a lot to establish the democracy.
On the occasion, MWFC chair Poshan KC urged the government to distribute the public welfare advertisements to the media proportionally.
Similarly, other journalists also urged the government to implement the WJA strictly.
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”.