KATHMANDU: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has honoured a total of 136 persons from different medals as announced by the government on the occasion of the Republic Day, 2070 BS.
Among the honoured are civil servants, dignitaries and social workers.
At a programme organised at the Office of the President in Sheetal Niwas on Thursday, President Dr Yadav presented Sukirtimaya Rastrapadiya Medal to four persons, Suprabal Janasewashree to 52 persons, Prabal Janasewashree to 64 and Janasewashree to 16 persons.
President Dr Ram Baran Yadav honouring Nepali cricket team captain Paras Khadka with the Janasewashree Medal at Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas on Thursday, September 05, 2013.
Chancellor of Nepal Fine Arts Academy Kiran Manandhar, Vice-Chancellor of Academy of Nepal Music and Drama Prachanda Malla, Chief of Army Staff Gaurav Shumsher JBR and Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Dr Yubraj Khatiwada were honored from Sukirtimaya Rastrapadiya Medal.
Likewise, Swami Chetananda Giri, actor Rajesh Hamal and social worker Pushpa Basnet, among others were also honored on the occasion.
Vice-President Parmananda Jha, Chairman of the Interim Election Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi, Chiefs of constitutional bodies and high-level government officials were present at the programme.