KATHMANDU — Minister for Population and Environment, Bishwendra Paswan on Tuesday, handed over a cycle to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli under the ‘Environment-Friendly National Campaign’ at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar.
The Ministry has been encouraging the use of bicycle under the slogan- Let Us Save Every Drop of Fuel and Participate in Environment-friendly National Campaign.”
On the occasion, Minister Paswan said that the campaign would promote national independency and economy at a time when the country has been facing fuel crisis.
PM Oli also participated in the campaign by riding cycle for a while.
Minister Paswan also informed that cycles would also be handed over to Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala and UCPN- Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal as per the campaign.
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost