New York—Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has held bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the UN Headquaters on Thursday at the sideline of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Currently, both the Prime Ministers are in New York to attend the 73rd UNGA.
During the meeting, the prime ministers recalled the centuries-old Nepal-UK friendship and bilateral relationships, Charge d’ Affaires of the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations , Nirmal Raj Kafle said.
Likewise, issues relating to trade, investment, tourism and cooperation in multiple sectors were also discussed, Kafle added.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, the Prime Minister’s Chief Advisor Bishnu Rimal, Nepal’s Ambassador to the United States of America Arjun Kumar Karki, Charge d’ Affaires of the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations Kafle, Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi, and Government of Nepal other senior officials were also present on the occasion.Follow @gorkhapost
Maha Astami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.
On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.
People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.
Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.
On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.Follow @gorkhapost