Bista nominated

LALITPUR: Nepal Olympic Committee on Tuesday nominated National Sports Council Member Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista as the chef-de-mission for the 12th South Asian Games to be held in India in February next year.

The third meeting of the executive committee unanimously picked Bista as leader of the Nepali contingent for the regional games, the NOC informed in a release.

The meeting also decided to send Bista and NOC executive secretary Sujan Lal Shrestha to participate in the chef-de-mission seminar slated for January 11-13 in Guwahati.