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
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost