KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU) to spread the teachings of Lord Buddha to deliver the lessons at the doorstep of each and every member of the public.
Addressing the 7th University Senate of the LBU here in Kathmandu today, PM Oli, spoke of the need for the University to introduce scholarly programmes that promote use of the useful teachings of Lord Buddha.
Oli, who is also the LBU Chancellor, underscored the production of competent and quality human resources from the University.
Meanwhile, in a meeting held at the PM’s official residence at Baluwatar today itself, Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel pledged that the government would provide its support to the University for the development of its physical infrastructure.
The LBU Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Naresh Man Bajracharya said that the University anticipated additional support for the physical infrastructure and educational programmes as per a master plan of the University.
The meeting has estimated a budget of around Rs 33 million for the University for the fiscal year 2016/017.
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”.