PM forms development aid coordination and facilitation committee

Published On: October 23, 2016 08:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Reconstruction Authority Consultation Council, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has formed a development aid coordination and facilitation committee on Sunday. 

The Consultation Council meeting held on October 2 had given responsibility to the PM in this regard. 

NRA Spokesperson Ram Prasad Thapaliya informed the National News Agency (RSS) that the coordination committee would have Executive Officer of the NRA as Coordinator while the members are -one representative each from Indian and Chinese governments, and from World Bank and Asian Development. 

Similarly, the committee will have two members- from the group of the international development partners based in Nepal, while President of the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry or his/her representative, chairperson of the NGO Federation or his/her representative, Chairman of the International NGO Federation Nepal or his/her representative as members, added Mr Thapaliya. 

Secretary at NRA will be the member secretary of the committee. 
Other invited members are Secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers or representative, Foreign Secretary or representative, Secretary at National Planning Commission or representative and Auditor General or his representative. 
The Committee is tasked with extending coordination and facilitation to the national and international development partners and civil society on the reconstruction activities. 
Similarly, it would encourage the national and international development partners, civil society and private sectors for the monetary and technical assistance to the rehabilitation of the earthquake survivals and rebuilding of the damaged structures. RSS 


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