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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Interview with Pashupati S. Rana

Posted by Anup Baral | August 9, 2017 : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is making an official visit to India from coming August 23 to 27. The agenda of the visit is under discussion, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara.
Sharing his ministry's immediate action plan to media persons today, DPM Mahara said prior to PM Deuba's visit to India a high-level Chinese delegation led by the Vice-premier of China is visiting Nepal and that the visit would be concentrated on post-quake reconstruction in the country. He also shared that the ministerial conference of the BIMSTEC member states was being held in Kathmandu from coming August 10. Foreign Ministers or equivalent level of participation from all seven member states will take place in the conference. The conference will then lead to the Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation to be held in Nepal. In response to a media query, DPM Mahara said Nepal was of the view that her two big neigbours-China and India maintain cordial relations through peaceful diplomacy and dialogue.

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.