Industry minister vows to help grow industrial sector

Published On: February 9, 2023 03:46 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KAILALI,Feb 9: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Damodar Bhandari has said the government was moving ahead with the determination to transform the national challenges into opportunities. 

He said that the government was serious about the promotion of the industrial sector. During a program organized by the Kailali Chamber of Commerce in his honor today in Dhangadhi, the minister said the cooperation from the private sector would be sought to revive some of the sick industries. 

Bhandari was of the opinion that more areas of industrial potentialities should be explored with a focus on the Sudurpaschim Province making new achievements. Stating that prompt service delivery was a priority for the government, the minister assured that the incumbent government would reflect its dedication to good governance in its policies and actions. 

He went on to say that subordinate bodies under the ministry had already been directed to explore and assess specific potentialities in the specific areas. “There is a possibility of mining copper and lead in Darchula, iron mining in Baitadi and other districts may have many more potentialities and we have prioritized these probabilities.” 

According to the minister, a dry port based in Dodhara Chandani of Kanchanpur will be brought into operation soon.  He also shared that the dry port would be inspected by the Prime Minister on February 13 and the remaining construction works would be completed soon.


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