NAGARKOT — Music concert are to be organised in 40 countries around the world on February 13 to generate public awareness on HIV/AIDS, coinciding with the International Condom Day.
An organisation called ‘Suruwat’ is going to organise a concert at the premises of the Padma Secondary School, Bhaktapur Durbar Area in Bhaktapur on Tuesday.
The concert will feature a special performance by well-known artist Adrian Pradhan along with other local musical bands.
Suruwat’s president Rajendra Puri said the concert aims to create public awareness among the youth to promote the use of condom and stay away from HIV/AIDS and STDs.
A condom rally would also be organised from Taumadhi to Durbar Area in Bhaktapur on the occasion. Free HIV tests would also be provided to that connection, said Rajesh Didiya, Suruwat’s Director.
The music concert is being organised with the financial support of AHF Nepal under the aegis of the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nepal (NAPN).Follow @gorkhapost
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost