NEW YORK—Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived New York today on the way back to home after completing his three-day official visit to Costa Rica.
PM Oli had embarked on the visit to Costa Rica at the invitation of President Carlos Alvarado Quesada leading a Nepali delegation. During his stay, he held bilateral talks with President Quesada.
Prime Minister Oli has been accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya and other senior government officials. Prime Minister Oli scheduled to return home via Qatar on Thursday.
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.