KATHMANDU — External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj congratulated Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday for his election as the leader of Parliamentary Party.
Swaraj on Wednesday telephoned Deuba and congratulated him for being elected to the post of party parliamentary leader, as per Deuba’s assistant Bhanu Deuba.
Minister Swaraj also wished leader Deuba a successful tenure.
The NC President won the election of NC parliamentary party leader held Wednesday with 139 votes cast in his favour against 76 votes secured by his sole competitor Ram Chandra Poudel.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.