Republic monument to be set up

KATHMANDU: The first meeting of the council of ministers on Monday decided to set up a republic monument in the Capital.

According to newly appointed finance minister Surendra Pandey, the cabinet meeting held at Singh Durbar decided to lay a foundation stone for the construction of the republic monument on May 29 in Ratna Park.

The statute will be formally inaugurated on the day when the new constitution is promulgated, Pandey added.