International News-Daily Digest: 2 Key Updates
1. India builds library for Nepali academicians
Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated a library building built with India’s financial assistance.The three-storied Nepal Academy library located in the heart of Kathmandu would provide research and reference facilities to the researchers and academicians of India and Nepal.
Established in 1957, the Nepal Academy is a Nepal Government body devoted to language, literature, art, culture and philosophy. It is equivalent to India’s Sahitya Akademi.
The library, built with Indian assistance of NRs 43.94 million, would also have facility of an advanced offset press for printing books, the statement said.
The library would not only enhance the friendly ties between India and Nepal but also help develop a strong bond among artists and academicians of the two countries.
2. Jeremy Hunt named UK’s new foreign minister
British Health Minister Jeremy Hunt will replace Boris Johnson as Foreign Minister, following Johnson’s resignation over the government’s strategy for Brexit.