Nepal to import 20,000 tonnes of fertiliser

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu

Jul 6, 2015-

The government on Monday decided to import 20,000 metric tonnes of chemical fertiliser from India.

A Cabinet meeting took the decision to avert possible shortage of fertilisers during the cultivating season.

The meeting also appointed Gopal Basnet as the executive director of Budi Gandaki Hydropower Project. Basnet was serving as the acting chief of the project.    

According to Minister for General Administration Lal Babu Pandit, the government also appointed Gyani Yadav as a member of the Education Service Commission.  

Two joint secretaries of the administration service—Binod Acharya of Prime Minister’s Office and Suresh Adhikari of Ministry of General Administration—have been transferred to the Ministry of Foreign

Affairs. Sources say they would later be appointed as the Minister-Economic in Beijing and Consul General in Saudi Arabia respectively. The meeting also decided to hand over the ownership of Biratnagar City Hall and Guest House to Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan.

Published: 07-07-2015 08:02

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