KATHMANDU — Nepal’s national football team will play two friendship matches against Bangladesh on July 15 and 17.
The match is the third friendship match for Nepal this year. Earlier, the Nepali national team had played against Malaysia U-22 and Laos National team. Nepal had drawn both the matches 1-1.
According to a statement released Tuesday by All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Bangladesh will host both the FIFA ‘A’ friendly matches. The venue, however, is yet to be decided.
In the statement, ANFA said the Nepali national team had been training every day for the last one month for possible friendly matches.
It would engage the national team in as many friendlies as possible to fine tune Nepal’s preparations for the AFC Solidarity Cup, scheduled for November 2-15, the ANFA stated.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