NEW DELHI — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a three-day state visit to India, was accorded guard of honour amidst a special function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday morning.
Talking briefly to the journalists after receiving the guard of honor, PM Oli said, “The relationship between Nepal and India is historical. Nepal will maintain good relations with all the neighbouring countries”.
Stating that Nepal and India share a long history of mutual support and cooperation, the Prime Minister said that his visit would further strengthened the bilateral ties between the two countries.
“On top of that the relation with India is important.”
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.