Kathmandu, Aug 31: Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) General Manager Ram Kumar Koirala has retired due to age-limit.
The state-owned national news agency bade farewell to Koirala, who went to retirement from Saturday, amidst a special function organized at its central office, Bhadrakali Plaza, in Kathmandu on Sunday.
KoiralaÂ who was born in 2013 BS in Sindhuli district had joined RSS in 2036 BS as a senior assistant and contributed to the agency for over 34 years in different capacities of a chief reporter, zonal office chief, regional office chief, chief editor, chief administrative officer and the general manager. He has attained special training from the International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) based in Berlin of Germany.
On the occasion, RSS Executive Chairman Kulchandra Wagle wished Koirala for an active and healthy life in the days ahead. He said Koirala’s successful and dedicated personality is a source of inspiration to the entire RSS family.
Pledging his best efforts for the progress of RSS and career development of its employees, Chairman Wagle said organizational strengthening and career enhancement of employees are his two top priorities.
He said his leadership will be tested in light of his success at RSS and well mobilization and management of its existing human resource for better outcome.
Similarly, retired GM KoiralaÂ said employees’ dedication to work, hard labour and honesty always pay them back and urged RSS employees to take up this mantra and work confidently and with full sense of responsibility towards office. Power never goes long but honesty goes always with us, he added.
RSS Deputy GMs Shreeram Singh Basnet and Nirmala Acharya, RSSÂ Board Member and Deputy Chief Reporter Suryachandra Basnet, President of Federation of Nepali Journalists ( FNJ) RSS chapter Bishnu Nepal, RSS Employees’ Association Chairperson Rajaram Karki, Nepal Press Union RSS Chapter President Narayan Ghimire, Nepal National Employees’ Association Vice Chair Ramlal Shrestha highlighted Koirala’s personality and wished for his happy and success life.
On the occasion, the RSS central office along with trade unions within the organisations presented ‘tokens of love’ to the retired general manager.