Prosperity not a far cry, Minister Basnet says

Published On: January 25, 2020 07:43 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Hanumante River Cleanup Campaign has completed its 100th week on Saturday. 

Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet and other leaders attended a program organized by the campaign at Radheradhe of Bhaktapur. 

On the occasion, Minister Basnet said that the government has been working to translate the commitment of prosperity into action, adding that all three layers of governments should work collaboratively in the federal set up. 

Likewise, former industry minister Mahesh Basnet said that Hanumante cleanup drive has developed as an exemplary model in the country. He also promised to provide compensation to the landowners along the Hanumante corridor where none will have to bear the loss.

 Member of Bagmati Provincial Assembly Rajani Jonchhe, Chief District Officer of Bhaktapur Humkala Pandey and others attended the programme. 

So far, over 95,000 people and 250 plus organizations have contributed to the Hanumante cleanup drive and a total of 1600 tonnes of garbage has been collected, the campaigners said.


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