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
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.