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Former Nepalese PM Koirala admitted to hospital

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - 11:14

Kathmandu: Former prime minister and Nepali Congress president Girija Prasad Koirala was on Tuesday admitted to Martyrs` Ganga Lal Memorial Heart Centre for treatment.
The ailing 86-year-old politician is suffering from accumulating water in the lungs, cold and fever, his aides said.

Koirala was supposed to fly to Singapore today for a medical check up. However, the plan has been put off at the moment, said Koirala`s political advisor Suresh Chalise.

Koirala was prime minister for four times, during 1991-1994, 1998-1999, 2000-2001, 2006-2008.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - 11:14

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