NC (D) appointment

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (Democratic) president Sher Bahadur Deuba has appointed Govinda Bahadur Shah, Accham, as the whip of the parliamentary party, the NC (D) said on Friday. — HNS

Belgian minister’s visit

KATHMANDU: Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Karel de Gucht will arrive Kathmandu on Saturday on a two-day visit. He is scehduled to meet the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, KP Oli on Saturday. — HNS

Envoy calls on Oli

KATHMANDU: Newly appointed Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Nepal, Abdelhamid Mahmoud Soliman called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs KP Sharma Oli at the latter’s office in Sheetal Niwas on Friday. Matters of bilateral interest and current political situation in Nepal were discussed during the meeting. — RSS