KATHMANDU — Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has left for China leading 11-member delegation on Friday morning to participate in the 4th China-South Asia Expo and the 24th Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair to be held in Kunming from June 12.
While in China, the VP is scheduled to address the inauguration ceremony of CSA Expo and eleventh China – South Asia Business Forum in Kunming on June 12.
He is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call on his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao.
VP Pun is accompanied with his wife Hastamali Pun, Secretary at the Vice-President’s Office Rajendra Kishore Kshatri, Pun’s personal secretary Suk Bahadur Roka, his press coordinator Manoj Gharti, his ADC Lieutenant Colonel Manoj Kumar Silwal, among others.
Deputy Prime Minister Chitra Bahadur KC, ministers, heads of diplomatic missions in Kathmandu, Chief Secretary, Chief of Army Staff, and chiefs of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and National Investigation Department saw off Vice President Pun at the Tribhuvan International Airport this morning.
This is the maiden foreign visit of Pun after he was elected the Vice President. He is scheduled to return home on June 16.Follow @gorkhapost
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost