Cabinet meeting-decisions

Kathmandu : The government has declared 38 people killed in Bandarmude incident of Chitwan as martyrs.
A cabinet meeting held at the official residence of the Prime Minister, Baluwatar, this evening took the decision in this regard. A total of 38 people lost their lives when a bomb was exploded targeting a passenger bus at Bandarmude rivulet of Chitwan on June 6, 2005.
Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, said that the government also decided to declare Krishna Bahadur Gurung, Ishwor Gurung, Mekh Bahadur Gurung, Surattam Singh Gurung, Chandra Bahadur Ranabhat, Pashupati Ranabhat, Purna Bahadur Bhujel and hari Prasad Gurung, who were killed from the then rebel side CPN (Maoist) in Kaski during armed conflict, as martyrs.
Similarly, Krishna Prasad Sapkota, Dil Bahadur Danuwar, Netra Bahadur Dangal, Devijung Oandey, Hikmat Bahadur Bhandari, Mitra Bahadur Danuwar and Chhatra Bahadur Giri of Sindhupalchowk, Bramhadev Urav and Chhatra Khatabe of Sunsari and Kaluman Gurung of Khotang, who were killed by the Maoist during armed conflict, are also declared as martyrs.
The meeting also decided to determine Golgol Khanda of Uttarganga-12 as district headquarters of east Rukum and to form a new ad hoc committee under chairmanship of Chhatra Bahadur Giri by dissolving central and branch working committee of Family Planning Association of Nepal.
The cabinet decided to transfer Secretary at the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) Krishna Devkota to the Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation and the current Tourism Secretary Maheswar Neupane to the PPMO, government spokesperson Basnet said.
A decision was also taken to establish international trade exhibition centres in Dharan, Birgunj, Chovar of Kathmandu, Damauli of Tanahu, Dang, Surkhet and Mahendranagar of Kanchanpur in province no. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 respectively.