Public Holiday for Tuesday

Kathmandu, Oct.17: The government has announced a public holiday for tomorrow, October 18, to honour the centenarian late Satya Mohan Joshi.

Fanindra Pokhrel, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, said that all the government offices, public organizations and Nepal’s diplomatic missions will be closed tomorrow. The National flag will be lowered half-mast.

Joshi died on Sunday at the age of 103. He had declared last year to donate his body to the hospital for medical research.

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