KATHMANDU—Finally, province 7 declared its name and capital as Sudurpaschim and Godawari, respectively.
A special panel led by lawmaker Tara Lama Tamang had submitted the proposal for the province’s name and capital.
Out of 53 lawmaker in the province 7, 38 lawmaker from Nepal Communist Party (NCP) had voted in favor of motion while 14-12 from Nepali Congress and two from Rastriya Janata Party (RJPN) – voted against the motion.Follow @gorkhapost
Far-West Province has high potential: Minister Bhatta
BAITADI— Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forests and Environment of Far-West Province Maya Bhatta has said that Far-West Province has high potentials for development.
At an orientation programme for journalists in Baitadi on Saturday, Bhatta said that the Far-West Province has high chance for religious tourism.
On the occasion, Province Minister Bhatta feted Far-West Provincial Chairman of National Association of Tourism Journalists (NATOJ) Amar Raj Bhattarai and newly-elected Chairman of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Baitadi chapter Mahesh Prasad Awasthi.Follow @gorkhapost