Minister Rai in TAL
On 3 August 2006, Minister Rai celebrated his 58th birthday at the new WWF Regional Office at Nepalgunj after which Mr. Santosh Nepal made a presentation on the TAL project, highlighting major achievements, issues and area for improvements. Minister Gopal Rai has appreciated the progress and also gave the specific suggestions for the effectiveness in between project and the people. During his visit, Minister Rai and the team also went to Bardia National Park, Ghodaghodi lake, and visited the two major forests based micro-enterprises run by Khata community forest users networking committee. He also visited Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve and met different community forest users committees and local people.