KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been conferred Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science at the Govind Ballab Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in Uttarakhand on Sunday.
The Governor of Uttarakhand and Chancellor of the University, Krishna Kant Paul, conferred the honorary degree to the visiting Prime Minister Oli during his visit to Uttarakhand this afternoon.
Oli took a special flight to receive the degree from the university in Pantnagar. Later in the afternoon, PM Oli attended the lunch hosted by Governor Paul.
Earlier on Saturday, PM Oli and Indian counterpart Narendra Modi had agreed for use of Indian technology for commercialization of agriculture in Nepal.
He is scheduled to return to Kathmandu in the evening.Follow @gorkhapost
Petroleum products’ prices go down
KATHMANDU- The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petroleum products effective this midnight.
A meeting of the NOC held today reduced the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre each. With the adjusted price list, petrol shall cost Rs 112 per litre while diesel and kerosene will be available at Rs 99 per litre, NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit shared.Follow @gorkhapost