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Nepali migrant worker in Malaysia dies after being thrashed by colleagues

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PARBAT — A migrant worker from Parbat has died after being thrashed by fellow Nepali colleagues in Malaysia.

22–year–old Kishor Chhetri of Dhamilapani village of Modi rural municipality–5 of Parbat district died on Wednesday at the hands of other Nepali workers.

He was flogged with iron roads more than a week ago by four Nepali migrant workers causing serious injuries in his stomach.

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Kishor died while undergoing treatment at the Putrodaya Hospital of Malaysia, according to his relative Anmol Chhetri.

His body underwent a post–mortem examination on Thursday and it will be a week before his dead body is brought to Nepal. Chhetri is the youngest son in the family who went to Malaysia for work 20 months ago. He is unmarried. His father Bhim Bahadur Chhetri is also a migrant worker.

His mother Devi Chhetri is in a traumatic state and the entire villagers are mourning the incident. Police have already arrested the four Nepali workers involved in beating Chhetri.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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