KATHMANDU — President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly elected Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara at a special ceremony held at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas this morning.
Also present at the ceremony were the Vice-president, the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice, Ministers, heads of constitutional and securities bodies, high-ranking government officials.
Leader of the CPN-MC party, Mahara was elected to the post of Speaker unanimously on Saturday.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost