India’s bounty for flood-hit

Kathmandu, October 16:

Indian ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood today handed over a draft of Rs 320 million to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal as an immediate relief to Koshi flood victims.

A release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today stated that ambassador Sood called on the PM at his office in Singha Durbar and handed over the draft. The assistance is a part of the agreement reached between Nepal and India during Dahal’s India visit a month ago

on providing relief to the flood victims.

Similarly, Lyonpo Dago Tshering, the Bhutanese ambassador who is based in New Delhi and concurrently accredited to Nepal, paid a farewell visit to the PM and talked bilateral issues. Tshering is returning to Bhutan upon completion of his tenure as ambassador, stated the release.