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.
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”.