Former Health Minister Shrestha is no more

KATHMANDU, February 20 – Former Health Minister Prof. Dr. Mathura Prasad Shrestha passed away this morning. He was 88 years old.
Shrestha suffered from asthma and respiratory complications for a long time and took her last breath at Annapurna Neuro Hospital in Maitighar, said Shrestha’s son, Dr. Jaya Shrestha.
Civil rights activist Shrestha served as Minister of Health after the 1990 democracy movement. He is survived by six sons and one daughter. Shrestha’s last rites will be performed at Pashupati Aryaghat on Tuesday.

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