PM Dahal honours gold medalist Maharjan


KATHMANDU, May 10: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ honoured Maheshwor Maharjan, who won gold in the 50th Asian Body Building and Sports Championship amid a programme in the Capital today.

Speaking at the programme organised by All Nepal Sports Association at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar, PM Dahal said the government was committed to trying its best for the development of sports.

The PM was of the view that developing sports would enhance physical and intellectual fields of youths along with raising prestige and self-respect.

Maharjan claimed gold in the championship held in Bhutan in September 2016 under 75 kilograms category. Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Sripaili was also present on the occasion. RSS