MUGU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli arrived at Rara Friday to mark the beginning of the 'Karnali-Rara Tourism Year, 2075 BS'. The PM arrived at Rara after paying homage to Tripurasundari Temple and meeting locals of Dolpa district.

Police Inspector of District Police Office, Mugu, Dekendra Sharma Regmi informed that the PM would reside at Shreedal Company of Nepal Army at Rara this night.

According to Sharma, a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Karnali Province was also held at Rara. As per the information shared, the PM would address the nation from Rara at 8:00 am Saturday and inaugurate the Rara Tourism Year, 2075 BS'. He is also scheduled to visit Hilsa of Humla on Saturday.

Likewise, the third senate of the Karnali Health Science Academy is scheduled to meet at 3:00 pm under the chair of PM Oli.

Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel, Education, Science and Technology Minister Girirajmani Pokharel, Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Prasad Adhikari, former minister Janardan Sharma, Chief of Karnali Province Durga Keshar Khanal, Chief minister of Karnali Province Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, Province Speaker Raj Bahadur Shahi, province ministers, lawmakers, chiefs of the local levels and top ranking government officials have accompanied the PM.