JUMLA — Transportations service, which have been halted since week long Jumla, resumed on Saturday morning after passenger buses of Karnali Transport Entrepreneurs Association have left for Nepalgunj, Surkhet and Kathmandu.
The Karnali Transport Entrepreneurs Association had brought vehicular services to a grinding halt, saying that Chandannath Pvt. Ltd started operating vehicular services along the Karnali Highway without fulfilling due procedures.
Police escorted the passengers to their destination.
According to Chief District Officer, Rudra Prasad Pandit, Jumla Police will escort the buses to Kalikot, Kalikot Police to Dailekh and Dailekh Police to Surkhet.
Police will take stern action if someone tries to stop the buses, he said.
The passengers were hit hard due to a strike launched by Karnali Transport Entrepreneurs Association in the district.
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”.