Tourism Minister to donate salary to education sector

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati, has said he would donate his salary to the education sector.

Minister Kirati, while assuming the office had urged his relatives and well-wishers to not welcome him with garlands and bouquets. He had also announced that he would set up a donation box and the proceeds generated from it would be utilized for education in remote places.

The money collected in the donation box till yesterday, his one-month salary and half-month incentives at the secretariat totalling Rs 604 thousand would be spent for education, he shared.

The Minister further said even a revolving fund would be set up for a school in a far-flung area. The school would be selected soon. (RSS)