Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi will pay an official visit to Nepal later this week, media reports said on Monday citing officials of the Foreign Ministry of Myanmar. Suu Kyi will make the trip to Nepal at the invitation of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, according to Xinhua News Agency.
Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC said on Monday he would stage 16th hunger strike if his demands are not implemented by the government within a three-week deadline. At a press conference in the capital, Dr KC urged the government to implement the agreements reached with him on various issues related to medical education reforms in the past.
Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) Coordinator and Former Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has visited Yagya Raj Panta, father of Nirmala Panta who had been murdered after rape, and inquired about his health condition at TU Teaching Hospital on Monday.Yagya Raj has recently started developing symptoms of mental disorder amidst days-long struggles he has been waging for her daughter's justice.
A meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) secretariat that was scheduled to be held today has been deferred till tomorrow. Secretary of the NCP’s party headquarters Krishna Gopal Shrestha told Republica Online that today’s meeting was deferred due to lack of preparations.
The Asian Development Bank has agreed to provide US$ 150 million as development assistance for two projects. One of these projects consists concessional loan of US$ 130 million for Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project and the other project consists of additional loan financing of US$ 20 million for SASEC Power System Expansion Project.