BHAKTAPUR, Jan 29: A delegation comprising Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) Secretary and lawmaker Prem Suwal and Bhaktapur Municipality Chief Sunil Prajapati on Friday held meeting with Minister for Forest and Environment Minister Ram Sahay Prasad Yadav and Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture Dr Govinda Prasad Sharma to put forth various demands of Bhaktapur district.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 3: Minister for Forest and Environment, Shakti Basnet said Bhaktapur district was emerging as a model city to realize the government's campaign of 'Prosperous Nepal-Happy Nepali.'

Kathmandu, June 23: The government has aimed at developing forest as people's common property. The government has adopted the policy of combating deforestation and human encroachment upon forests, prepared plans and managed budget for utilizing forest as a major basis of pursuing economic prosperity.