Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli called on President Dr Ram Baran Yadav at the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas on Wednesday.
PM Oli went to meet the President in the wake of casting his vote in the election for the post of President at the Legislature-Parliament Secretariat at New Baneshwar.
During the meeting, President Yadav and Prime Minister Oli held talks on the presidential election and the most recent political situation of the country, PM Oli’s media advisor Pramod Dahal said.
The result of the presidential election would be announced in the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament scheduled for 5 pm today.
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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe congratulates President Bhandari
KATHMANDU — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered congratulations to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on her re-assumption of office as the head-of-nation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
In his message, Prime Minister Abe said that he looks forward to actively cooperating with President Bhandari to further strengthen the long-standing friendly relation between Japan and Nepal.
He also said that Japan welcomes the solid progress Nepal is making in strengthening democracy following the elections to the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies under the new constitution.
He assured that Japan would continue to strongly support Nepal’s efforts to consolidate democracy and to ‘build back better’ from the disastrous outcomes of the earthquake.Follow @gorkhapost