KATHMANDU — US Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B Teplitz, has called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the latter’s official residence in Baluwatar on Friday.
During the meeting, PM Oli thanked US President Donald Trump through the US Ambassador for sending the congratulatory message on his appointment as the Prime Minister.
The PM also praised the US assistance to Nepal in different sectors for long.
Likewise, PM Oli urged the US Ambassador to immediately launch the investment of 630 million US dollars for the strengthening of Nepal’s energy and transport sectors by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project.
During the meeting, Teplitz urged PM Oli for policy-level reforms, good governance and structural changes in Nepal.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt forms 5-member committee to probe Khursid’s murder
KATHMANDU — The government has formed a 5-member committee led by an SSP Kishor Dahal to investigate into the murder of Khursid Ansari,the operator and principal of Raiyab Boarding School at Harinagar, Sunsari.
Other members include SP Ramesh Kumar Thamsu (APF), Tulsi Prasai (Deputy Director, National Investigation Department) Rabindra Acharya (under-secretary, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law) and Rajan Pandey, administrative officer of Sunsari.
The team will be required to present its report on the case within 15 days.
An unidentified persons, suspected of Indian nationals came in motorcycle with Indian number plate, had shot Ansari on Thursday.Follow @gorkhapost