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Cabinet approves VP Pun's China visit
Kathmandu, June 8: The government has approved the upcoming China visit of Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun.
Today's meeting of the Council of Ministers approved the China visit of Vice-President Pun scheduled from June 10-16. This is the first foreign visit of Vice-President Pun after his election to the post.
Minister for Industry, Som Prasad Pandey, told media persons that the meeting has also transferred two secretaries. The meeting transferred Secretary at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Gajendra Thakur, to the Ministry of Irrigation while secretary at the Ministry of Irrigation, Anup Upadhyay, to the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Similarly, the government also decided to promote Bhogendraraj Fotel, Jhalak Sharma Poudel and Chandradev Mahato to the 11th level under health service.
It has also decided to provide Rs 1.656 million for the treatment of Sindhu Upreti of Bhadrapur. Upreti, injured in course of people's movement in 2062/63 BS, is undergoing treatment in Thailand. The government would provide the amount through Nepali Embassy in Thailand.
Minister Pandey said that the meeting decided to send the Money Laundering Regulations-2073 BS at the Legislation Committee of the Parliament for the discussion.
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