Kalikot locals demand completion of Lalighat-airport road stretch
February 10, 2017 02:25 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The residents of Kalikot have presented Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak with a memorandum demanding immediate completion of the road linking Lalighat area to the district's airport.
The delegation led by Bhupendra Jung Shahi, a leader of Nepali Congress – Kalikot, demanded that the motorway from Lalighat to the airport be completed citing the flights to and from the airport were set to resume from Saturday.
The locals also pressed for construction of motorway in all 30 VDCs of the Kalikot district, prioritizing Dailekh – Kalikot – Jajarkot motorway and construction of a concrete bridge over the rivers.
The Minister responded to the memorandum by underlining government's high priority for Karnali region's development. Lekhak added that the Ministry would instruct the Road Department for completing the road construction at the earliest. RSS