KATHMANDU, June 27: Newly appointed Minister for Urban Development, Metmani Chaudhary, has directed employees at the ministry and other subordinate bodies to perform and deliver in accordance with the Constitution and the relevant laws.
After assuming office today, the Minister addressed the employees. As he said, the implementation of the law is required to institutionalize democracy. “Law and system are more important than individuals in a democratic system.” He said he wanted employees to abide by laws while doing given duties and responsibilities.
He urged employees not to be panicked about transfer with the appointment of a new minister. However, those indulging in intentional non-cooperation would be taken into account.
The new Minister pledged to build housing for marginalized communities to the President, and take the office duties and activities to a right path during his term.
Also speaking on the occasion, officiating secretary Padma Kumar Mainali said the Ministry is mandated to work in the sectors of housing, community and urban development and the construction of government buildings. According to him, the Ministry is working on the drafts of the Urban Development; and the Bagmati Civilisation Preservation Act-2079 BS.