Health camps held

KATHMANDU: A free eye camp was organised in the Bhadra Bandi Griha in Kathmandu on Friday. Of the 475 jail inmates, 285 underwent eye examination, while two of them had their eyes operated upon for night-blindness. The camp was organised by the Buddhist Education and Social Development Centre, a press statement issued by the Centre on Friday said. Tilganga Eye Centre had volunteered technical assistance and Joy Foundation, a local organisation, had backed the project. Elsewhere in the capital, Samaj Dental Hospital

organised a free dental check-up camp. As many as 178 persons from Himalayan Academy of Kalanki benefited from the camp. — HNS

Oath administered

KATHMANDU: Chief Secretary of the government Dr Bhoj Raj Ghimire on Friday administered the oath of office and secrecy to 13 officials, including the newly-appointed secretary and acting secretaries of the ministry and different bodies as per the decision of the House of Representatives Declaration Implementation Special Committee-2006. — RSS

Danish minister’s visit

KATHMANDU: Minister for Danish Development Cooperation Ulla Tornaes is scheduled to visit Nepal from September 19-22. A press release issued by Embassy of Denmark on Friday said, Tornaes is visiting Nepal to express Denmark’s support to the country’s ongoing peace process and to discuss how Denmark could assist Nepal. During her stay in Nepal, Minister Tornaes is to meet with representatives of the government, House of Representatives (HoR), Civil Society, political parties others. — RSS