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Sports Minister leaves for Russia leading boxing delegation

Sports Minister leaves for Russia leading boxing delegation

Kathmandu, An eight-member delegation led by Minister for Youth and Sports Maheshwor Jung Gahatraj today left here for Russia at the invitation of the Boxing Federation of Russia and the Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation.   

The team comprises the ministry’s secretary Damodar Regmi, National Sports Council departmental chief Madhusudan, minister’s private secretary Roshan Kumar Sunar, Boxing Association president Ram Awale, and vice president Arjun Bahadur KC, member Man Bahadur Bhandari and spokesperson, and international relations coordinator Shyamkaji Awale.

During the ministerial-level visit to Russia, discussions are expected to be held focusing on mutual cooperation for the development and enhancement of the sports sector in both countries.    

Similarly, matters relating to sharing of learning and experiences between boxing players of Nepal and Russia, capacity enhancement of boxing coaches, organization of friendly boxing and other matches between two countries, and provision of scholarship facility for Nepali students in Russia’s Sports Science College are among the agenda of discussions during the visit.

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