KATHMANDU, Mar 14: Trilochan Bhatta, Chief Minister of Province 7, has stated that the province will be prosperous with the proper uses of natural resources.
Speaking at a program organized at Kathmandu on Wednesday, CM Bhatta stated that the Province-7 is rich in natural resources and they should be utilized. He said, “We have nothing to do more if we use natural resources in a proper way.”
Bhatta stressed on tapping forest products like medicinal herbs, hydropower, and managing other necessary resources for the development of the province while recognizing the important role of private sector in this regard.
There are many more challenges too due to the preliminary phase of provincial practices, CM Bhatta added and said, “We have to formulate a various law to run the provincial government.”
CM Bhatta in another context viewed that the role of private sector in prospering the province. He said his province would make efforts to make necessary laws for creating an atmosphere conducive to investment.
Chief Minister Bhatta also said that a 'help desk' would also be set up approaching the federal government to control of human trafficking which is on the rise due to the open border with India.
Speaking on the issues of the witchcraft in Kailali, CM Bhatta said that the accused must be punished. He said the provincial government would enact harsh laws to deal with such problem. "Only making stringent laws would not solve these kinds of crimes. We will also instruct the civil administration to curb this crime,” CM Bhatta said.