KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday went to the Dhapasi-based Grande International Hospital to see ailing musician Amber Gurung.
On the occasion, the Prime Minister pledged support as much as possible on behalf of the government in the treatment of Gurung, according to Gurung’s aide Ratan Chand.
PM Oli also talked to Gurung’s family members and doctors involved in his treatment and took note of Gurung’s health situation.
Accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Bhim Rawal, Oli spent around 20 minutes at the hospital talking with doctors attending to the 78-year-old musician and his family members.
Earlier this morning, Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai had also visited the composer of Nepal’s national anthem at the hospital.
Meanwhile, Gurung’s health condition is reported to be critical but stable.
Gurung, who underwent treatment in Gurgaon-based Medanta Hospital for tumour on his food pipe some months ago, was rushed to the hospital after obstruction in the food pipe last week.
He suffers from diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.