Govt vows to take action against NOCs’ Khadka and Sajha’s Sharma: DPM Shrestha

Published On: September 14, 2017 06:18 PM NPT By: Prakash Timalsina  | @prakashujyalo

KATHMANDU, September 14: Government is preparing to take action against Gopal Khadka, Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation and Dolindra Prasad Sharma, Chairman and General Manager of Sajha Prakashan.

Speaking at a program organized to reveal the achievements of the government in its honeymoon period, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, Gopal Man Shrestha assured that the government is committed to take action against chiefs of two big public enterprises.

Reiterating the commitment, DPM Shrestha said, “The process has already begun as the files of both have been registered in the cabinet. The next cabinet meeting will decide their fate. The government will not let the corrupted go.”

Recalling that the government had formed a probe committee in the case of Sajha chief Sharma and sought a clarification from him, DPM Shrestha said that the CIAA interrupted the process and lodged a case against him. However, he added that the government has sought second clarification from Sharma within three days and expected to receive it by Friday, following which the cabinet will decide regarding the issue.

Speaking at the same occasion, Minister for Information and Communication Mohan Bahadur Basnet added that the government has already started the procedure to bring guilty to book into justice.

Likewise, Minister Basnet said that the government has achieved to conduct the local election in Province 2 and to focus on upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections during its first 100 days of the period.





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