Kathmandu: Hon'ble Ram Bir Manandhar (State Minister for Urban Development, Government of Nepal) sets a new World Record - "Solo Concert by a Standing Minister". He performed 59 songs for 4 hours 5 mins 20 seconds. The event was inaugurated by Hon'ble Parbat Gurung (Minister for Communications & Information Technology). Mrs. Radhika Shakya (First Lady / Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's betterhalf) made her gracious presence & conveyed her best wishes on behalf of Prime Minister. The Provisional Certificate was handed over by Ms. Bhawani Rana (Former President, FNCCI /Goodwill Ambassador, World Book of Records) & Shri Keshav Sthapit (Former Minister). The event was adjudicated by WBR Official Adjudicators Mr. Sagar Katwal (President, WBR Nepal), Mr. Nirnaya NSK (Performing Artist), Mr. Ajay Adhikari "Sushil" (Performing Artist), Mr. Shirjana Duwal (Senior Journalist), Ms. Sita Maiya Rajchal (Record Holder Standing Sitar Performer). The event was broadcasted LIVE from Nepal Television and Nepal Mandal TV. On being bestowed with the Provisional Certificate for the Record, Minister Ram Bir Manandhar was congratulated by Hon'ble Bidhya Devi Bhandari (President of Nepal), Hon'ble KP Sharma Oli (Prime Minister of Nepal), Shri Virendra Sharma (Member of Parliament, England), Dr. Diwakar Sukul (Chairman, World Book of Records, London), Shri Santosh Shukla (President, World Book of Records), Shri Sagar Katwal (President, World Book of Records, Nepal) and other dignitaries from Nepal and International scenario.