May 8, Kathmandu: The Government of Nepal has decided to sign the Chinese proposal of ‘One Belt, One Road (OBOR)’.
A meeting of the Council of Ministers held at Singha Durbar on Monday took the official decision to be the part of the initiative, informed government Spokesperson and Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki.
Nepal has taken the proposal of OBOR with much importance and also has adopted a strategy to move ahead in keeping with the recommendations of intellectuals to reap benefits from the concept.
The Cabinet has taken the decision to establish diplomatic relations with L Salvador and approved President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s upcoming state visit to Thailand and Sri Lanka beginning from May 12 .
The government has also decided to declare Sanjan Mahato, Ananda Saha, Pitambar Lal Mandal, Birendra Mahato and Kiran Yadav, who were killed during Madhes unrest in different areas including Rajbiraj, as martyrs. Also declared martyrs are Basudev Shah, killed in Morang, and forest guard Ganesh Bahadur Shahi, who was slain in Taplejung.
Likewise, the Cabinet also decided to establish four new cities in different corners of the Kathmandu Valley. RSS