Minister Joshi sees need of promoting electric vehicles

Published On: September 1, 2016 03:02 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Minister for Population and Environment Jaydev Joshi has said the use and promotion of renewable energy including solar power was the priority of the government.

Addressing a programme organised by the Energy Development Council in his honour today, Minister Joshi said transport sector had the much consumption of petro energy and a huge budget was spent every year in its import.

Now time was for promoting electric vehicles to save the budget and protect environment as well.

A strategy and an action plan on the control of environment pollution were afoot, he added. RSS 

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