October 25, 2016 04:25 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed the commitment that the government would extend its utmost cooperation for the development and construction works in Siraha district.
The Prime Minister expressed this commitment in a meeting with an all-party and all-sides delegation from Siraha district that called on him today in connection with the issues of public interest and the development and construction works of the district.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Dahal said that he has not forgotten the promises he made during the general election in Siraha and would fulfill them, the Prime Minister's Private Secretariat stated in a press release today.
On the occasion, the PM stated that he would work keeping the establishment of an agricultural college and a medical college, and construction of road and drinking water projects in the district in priority.
The Prime Minister also informed the delegation that he would soon travel to Siraha to address amass meeting there.
"I had scheduled my first program outside Kathmandu in Siraha after I became the Prime Minister. However, I could not attend it due to bad weather. I am too very disappointed that I could not go there. Now I will arrange time and will come to meet the Siraha people soon," he said.
In the meeting, the delegation members stated that Siraha lagged far behind in terms of development and drew Prime Minister Dahal's attention to the need of undertaking river control projects, building a well-equipped hospital to treat snake bite cases and children's hospital, and constructing and repairing roads, including the Hulaki road.
PM Dahal was elected member of the Constituent Assembly from Siraha Constituency-5 in the last general election. RSS