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
Dahal says discussion about party unification process positive
KATHMANDU — CPN Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachand has said the bilateral discussions regarding the unification between the party and CPN-UML are heading positively.
Chair Dahal apprised the extended meeting held today at his Khumaltar-based private residence of the progress in the unification process.
Talking to media persons following the meeting, party Spokesperson Pampha Bhusal said that time would be taken for uniting the parties.
“The date for the unification cannot be declared right now,” she said while stressing the need to make no haste on the matter of making a new party by merging two political parties.
According to Spokesperson Bhusal, party chair Dahal briefed the meeting about his discussions with the UML chair regarding party unification committee’s reports.
Stating that bilateral talks and discussions on the political and organisational issues were heading positively, leader Dahal assured the meeting that merging process was going ahead to ensure the unification as per the interests of both parties and the nation, according to Spokesperson Bhusal.Follow @gorkhapost