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Govt decides to withdraw from State Partnership Program of United States

KATHMANDU: The government has decided to not forward the US’ state partnership program (SPP). The meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Monday took this decision. The Cabinet also decided that every government agency needs to make communications on diplomatic relations via the Foreign Ministry.

Similarly, the government has appointed a noted journalist Dharmendra Jha (Dhanusha) as Chairperson of the Rashtriya Samachar Samiti (RSS). Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, shared this information by organizing a press conference at the ministry today.

The newly appointed Chairperson of RSS, Jha, is the former central chairperson of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ).

Similarly, it was decided in the meeting to announce Jay Prithvi Bahadur Singh as the national luminary in recognition to his contribution of Nepal’s development of the education sector and his endeavor to make Nepal known to the world.

Executive Chairperson of Nepal Airlines Corporation, Yubraj Adhikari, has been relieved from the post as per Section 20 of NAC Act, 2019 and an investigation was initiated on him.

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