KATHMANDU — Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun returned home on Thursday evening concluding his week-long official visit to China.
VP Pun, who left for China on June 10, attended the fourth China-South Asian Fair and 24th Kunming Export Import Trade Fair there.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli got VP Pun at the VVIP lounge of the Tribhuvan International Airport.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa, Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai, Minister for Home Affairs Shakti Bahadur Basnet were also present on the occasion.
Similarly, Chief Secretary Somlal Subedi, Heads of the diplomatic missions in Nepal and their officials, secretaries of the government of Nepal, Chiefs of security bodies- Nepal Police, the Armed Police Force and National Investigation Department- were also at the Airport to receive VP Pun.
A contingent of Nepal Army presented a guard of honor to the VP.
1 killed, 2 injured in Dhading truck mishap
DHADING — One person was killed while two other seriously injured when a truck fell from Hugdi Khola Bridge in Rorang-10, Benighat along the Prithvi Highway on Wednesday.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 1568) en-route to Chitwan from Kathmandu fell off the bridge to Hugdi Khola (river) on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Sher Bahadur Magar,23, of Madhya Bindu Municipality-10, according to police. Magar died on the course of treatment at a Malekhu-based hospital, informed Area Police Office, Gajuri.
Those injured in the incident are Manoj Ale 25, of Arunkhola, Nawalparasi and Megh Bahadur Gharti of Sitakganga Municipality in Arghakhanchi district have been sent to Kathmandu for further medical treatment.Follow @gorkhapost