KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav has said that the government rolled back its decision to conduct pesticide residue tests on fruits and vegetables imported from India and third countries after it was found that the customs points were ill-equipped and not due to pressure from India as being reported.

Proposed envoys assure working on country’s benefit

Published On: July 8, 2019 07:58 PM NPT By: Nribesh Nepal

KATHMANDU, July 8: Proposed ambassador to Qatar, Narad Nath Bhardwaj has said that he would work on exporting Nepali water to Qatar.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) of the federal parliament has endorsed the names of candidates to the post of ambassador for four countries on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense, Ishwar Pokharel, has said the government has no policy and plan to curtail the human resources of Nepal Army.

Govt appoints Silwal as member secretary of NSC

Published On: July 8, 2019 05:40 PM NPT By: Nribesh Nepal

KATHMANDU, July: Government has appointed Ramesh Silwal as the member secretary of the National Sports Council. Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma appointed Silwal to the important post in the country’s sports field on Monday.

Economic diplomacy has been prioritized: Minister Gyawali

Published On: July 8, 2019 05:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said the nation's foreign policy hinged on the cooperation of all sides and not only on government's lone efforts.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal and India have agreed to address the problems and obstacles for the smooth implementation of the projects.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said the curriculum would be updated to improve the quality of education.

CoAS Thapa to meet top US defense officials

Published On: July 8, 2019 01:29 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, July 8: Chief of the Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa will hold meetings with US military officials during his week-long visit to the United States, the Nepal Army stated on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal's Ambassador to United Arab Emirates Krishna Prasad Dhakal presented his credentials to Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Monday morning.