China provides nearly Rs 16 billion grants for reconstruction

Published On: December 11, 2016 08:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The Chinese government has provided nearly Rs 16 billion for the post-quake reconstruction activities in Nepal. 

Spokesperson of the government and Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki shared this information adding that the Cabinet meeting on Sunday decided to accept the grants worth Rs 15.80 billion provided by China. 

The meeting of the Council of Ministers also decided to register the election (crime and punishment) bill at the Legislature-Parliament. 

Decision was made to send a proposal to legislation committee on a work procedure to study the agreement government made with Dr Govinda KC, and forward implementations accordingly, Minister Karki added. 

According to him, the government was sending a delegation to India to open an additional route in view of congested air traffic in Nepal's Simara route. 

Moreover, a committee would be formed by the government under the coordination of chief judge of appellate court, Govinda Prasad Parajuli, to study on the government employees and teachers who were sacked from the jobs on the basis of ideology during the conflict and agitation. The members of the committee are Deputy Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General, Rewati Shivakoti, and Director at Department of Education, Ana Prasad Neupane. 

In addition to this, the government took various decisions relating to the promotion of some officials including senior police officers. RSS 


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