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PM Oli calls on Indian President Mukherjee

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NEW DELHI — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a six-day State visit to India, paid a courtesy call on President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday.

Indian President Mukherjee welcomed PM Oli and expressed gratitude to him for India visit and stay at his residence, the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

On the ocassion, PM Oli expressed gratitude toward President Mukherjee for the warm welcome, and welcomed him for Nepal visit.

Likewise, PM Oli paid a courtesy call on India’s Vice-President, Hamid Ansari, at Maulana Azad Road.

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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV





KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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