Envoys appointed

KATHMANDU: The King has, in accordance with the constitution of the kingdom of Nepal 1990, appointed Prajwalla Shumsher JB Rana as Nepali ambassador to France. The King also appointed Abulleis Thakurai as Nepali ambassador to Saudi Arabia. This is stated in notices issued by the press secretariat of the King on Sunday. — RSS

Body found

KATHMANDU: An unidentified body of a middle-aged man was found from a toilet behind Suryaman Tamang’s house at Jayabageshwori on Sunday, police said. — HNS

Poet’s death condoled

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Education Council has expressed condolence over the unexpected demise of poet Binaya Rawal in a road accident. The council has also extended condolence to the bereaved family of Rawal. In a statement issued on Sunday, the council has paid tributes to Rawal describing him as an effective and inspiring literary figure for people of the young generation. — RSS

Buddhist meet opens

KATHMANDU: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Buddhi Raj Bajracharya, inaugurated the second annual general meeting of the Buddha Jyoti International Association, Nepal chapter, on Saturday. Minister Bajracharya also launched Buddha Jyoti Yug Pustak, a book translated by Dev Kaji Shakya. He stated that the construction of Siddhartha International

Airport is underway at Bhairahawa under the initiation of the ministry. — RSS