VP Pun off to China for official visit

KATHMANDU: Leading an 11-member delegation, Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun on Friday left for Kunming of China on a week-long official visit.

He was accompained by his spouse Hastamali, personal secretary Suk Bahadur Roka, Secretary at the Office of Vice- President Rajendra Kishor Chhetri, press coordinator Manoj Gharti and Lieutenant Colonel Manoj Kumar Silwal among others.

The Vice-President will participate in the fourth China –South Asia Fair, 24th China Kunming Import Export Trade Fair and also address the China –South Asia Traders' Forum.

This is the first official visit of Vice-President Pun since he assumed the post on October 31, 2015.

He will return home on June 16.

Meanwhile, a contingent of the Nepali Army  had presented a guard of honour to the Vice-President.

DPM Thapa leaves for India

Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa left for New Delhi, India today to attend and preside over the convocation ceremony of the South Asian University.

He is scheduled to return home on 12 June, 2016.