Permanent capital to be fixed through process: Chief Minister

Published On: February 17, 2018 08:24 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

DHULIKHEL, Feb 17: Chief Minister for Province No. 3 Dormani Poudel has said the permanent capital of the Province No. 3 would be confirmed through procedures, laws and constitution. 

At a programme organized on 32nd establishment day of Dhulikhel Municipality on Saturday, he said that it's not haste to fix the capital city of the Province No. 3. 

The way temporary capital city is fixed, it is not yet initiated its work, he added. 

The day would come to determine the permanent capital and it would be named based on process, policy and rights ensured by the constitution, he shared. 

Chief Minister Poudel further said that the municipalities were established as the governments as a result of the achievements of 20 years long struggle for local self-government for the rights of the local bodies. 

Chief Minister Poudel was addressing the first of its formal programme after his election to the Chief Minister of the Province No. 3. 

On the occasion, Poudel said that he himself was unknown about the model of the Province Government since it was formed for the first time. "I don’t want to create illusion by talking much about this since I am unaware about its model," Poudel said. 

Also speaking at the programme, member of the House of Representative Ganga Bahadur Tamang and Gokul Baskota urged to place capital city of the Province No. 3 in Kavre district. 

During the programme, Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University Prof Dr Ramkantha Makaju, Mayor of Dhulikhel Municipality Ashok Kumar Byaju and other speakers expressed their opinions. 


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