POKHARA — Chief Minister of Province 4 Prithivi Subba Gurung has expanded his cabinet on Monday giving his cabinet a full shape.
With the latest expansion, the cabinet of the province comprises Gurung as the Chief Minister, Kiran Gurung as Minister for Financial Affairs and Planning, Hari Bahadur Chuman as Minister for Internal Affairs and Law.
Likewise, Ram Sharan Basnet as Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development, Bikas Lamsal as Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment and Lekh Bahadur Thapa as the Minister for Land Reforms and Management.
The newly appointed ministers took oath of office and secrecy from Pradesh Pramukh Baburam Kunwar today itself.
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.