Nepal observes National Unification Day

Nepal on Sunday observed the birthday of Prithvi Narayan Shah, the founding father of unified Nepal as the National Unification Day. Hundreds of people poured onto the roads of Kathmandu and gathered in front of Singha Durbar to pay tribute to the statue of Prithvi Narayan Shah to mark the 298th birth anniversary of the late king. Nepal Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai attended the event at the western gate of Singha Durbar. Various cultural and social activities are also arranged to celebrate the day.