MYAGDI — CPN-UML Secretary Pradip Gyawali said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official trip to India, scheduled for one week from now, would normalise the bilateral ties.
At a press conference organised by the Press Chautari, Myagdi chapter, today, leader Gyawali said that the misunderstanding surfaced between the two countries would be normalised after the PM’s visit. The visit would further strengthen the bilateral relations, he added.
Leader Gyawali further informed that PM Oli would make his next visit to China within a month and the government was preparing to sign on a petroleum trade contract with China during his visit.
Secretary Gyawali added that trade diversification was needed to lessen dependency with one country.
People were compelled to face difficulties due to unnecessary rigidity of Madhes-centric parties, Gyawali further added.
13 injured after truck rams two buses
CHITWAN — At least 13 persons were injured when a truck rammed two passenger buses heading towards Pyuthan and Birgunj from Kathmandu at Nau Kilo area this morning.
Three among the injured are reported to be in critical condition. The accident took place at 3:20 am at Ichhakamana rural municipality–6, according to District Police Office, Chitwan.
The Pyuthan–bound bus (Na 4 Kha 6591) and Birgunj–bound bus (Na 7 Kha 5023) were rammed by a truck (Lu 1 Kha 5294) en route to Pokhara from Bhairahawa.
Among the injured 12 are from the Pyuthan – bound bus including its driver and the truck driver. Two are undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College while 11 are being treated at the Purano Medical College.
The truck driver Krishna Chaudhary, 41, from Chiruri of Kapilvastu, Sabidevi Gharti Magar, 60, of Khalanga of Pyuthan and Pabitra Gharti Magar, 27, of Naugiritar of Pyuthan are in critical condition.Follow @gorkhapost