KATHMANDU — Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali has assumed his office on Thursday.
The government on Tuesday has reappointed Gyewali as CEO of NRA — mandated to execute post-earthquake reconstruction of damaged homes and heritage structures. A cabinet meeting held on Tuesday decided to reappoint Gyewali to the post for the second stint.
Earlier, he had served as CEO of the NRA from December 25, 2015, to January 11, 2017. This is the fifth change in the leadership of the authority.
The NRA’s CEO post remained vacant after Oli government revoked all political appointments made by the former government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba after August 30, 2017.
Following this decision, NRA’s former Chief Executive Yubaraj Bhusal tendered his resignation in the first week of June.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