Bid to reopen schools

KATHMANDU: The Ministry for Education urged the NERF to withdraw its protest to ensure the children’s right to education. Issuing a press statement in the capital on Wednesday, the MoE said the government had already formed a three-member talks team to address the demands of the teachers. The team comprises Education Minister Ram Chandra Kushwaha as the coordinator, Minister for Federal Affairs Constituent Assembly, Parliamentary Affairs and Culture Dr Minendra Rijal and Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Rakam Chemjong. It added that they will hold talks with the agitating teachers on Thursday at the MoE to address the demands of the agitating teachers.