Nine journalists including Muna Karki of Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) have been awarded for their contribution to the sports field.
At a programme organised at the Ministry of Youth and Sports on Sunday, Minister Dawa Tamang awarded them. RSS correspondent Karki was awarded with Rs 25,000 under women category while Kamal Khatri of Nagarik Daily was awarded with Rs 50,000.
Similarly, Himal Chandra Kharel of hamrokhelkud.com from Province 1, Ranjan Kumar Bhandari of Khelkud Weekly from Province 2, Anil Malla Thakuri of Nagarik Daily from Bagmati Province, Madhav Aryal of Kantipur Daily from Gandaki Province, Muktibabu Regmi of nepalese.com from Lumbini Province, Bhupesh Upadhyay of bahrakhari.com from Karnali Province and Sitaram Ojha of Khabarkunj from Sudurpaschim Province were also awarded with Rs 25,000 each.
On the occasion, Minister Tamang said that the Ministry was always involved for development of sports sector.
Source: National News Agency Nepal