Refuting the rumors that his health condition was not good, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today said that his heath condition was normal and he was carrying out regular duties.
Addressing a programme organized by Nepal Trade Union Congress (NTUC), Kathmandu chapter at his residence Baluwatar, PM Koirala said that he was making maximum efforts to issue new constitution on the basis of consensus.
The NTUC has launched a nationwide campaign on the fourth memorial day of the former Prime Minister and veteran leader of the Nepali Congress, Girija Prasad Koirala.
On the occasion PM Koirala handed over the trade union flag and posters to NTUC Kathmandu President Ganesh Bhattarai and praised the contribution of late GP Koirala for the establishment of peace in the nation. He added that he was committed to accomplishing the remaining tasks of peace process.
The campaign is begun under the slogan of ‘where there is worker there is trade union; where there is trade union there is GP Koirala’. The workers would be trained on trade union rights and contribution of GP Koirala in the trade union sector.
Similarly, Chief of the Labour Department of the party Badri Pandey remembered the contribution of GP Koirala for the establishment of labourers’ rights.
On the occasion, Tejprasad Rijal, Chairman of the Nepal Embroidery Handicraft and Tailoring Association was honoured with Girija Prasad Trade Union Award. The award carries a purse of Rs 10,000 and letter of honour.
Rijal was awarded for his contribution of uniting the labourers involved in different informal sectors.