KATHMANDU—The Nepal-Australia Joint Consultation Committee (NAJCC) has agreed to collaborate with Nepal in river basin, ecosystem and water management.
The bilateral meeting of the Committee held recently here took a decision to this effect, said Kathmandu-based Australian Embassy. The partnership with Australia in water management would benefit Nepal, said Madhav Belbase, joint secretary at the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat.
Likewise, Australia’s ambassador to Nepal Peter Budd said his country was ready to expand partnership with Nepal in new areas.Follow @gorkhapost
All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost