Speaker Mahara urges govt to leave no stone unturned to cope with flood aftermath
July 15, 2019 03:45 PM NPT
By: Ajit Rai
KATHMANDU, July 15: Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur has urged people’s representatives at local, provincial and federal levels, different social organizations, political parties, political activists security personnel and general public to contribute to rescue and relief efforts underway in the aftermath of floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain.
Issuing a press release on Monday, speaker Mahara has said that he was extremely saddened by the loss of life and damage to property caused by monsoon-triggered incidents that took place over the last few days.
“I am extremely saddened by the loss of life and damage to property caused by the floodwaters and landslides triggered by incessant rain since the last few days. I offer my deep condolences to the bereaved families who lost their members in the unprecedented and sad natural disaster,” said Mahara in a press release.
He has also urged the government to leave no stone unturned to ensure the speedy recovery of those who were injured in the monsoon-triggered incidents.
Likewise, he has appealed to the government and concerned agencies to expedite the rescue and relief efforts.
Speaker Mahara has also urged Nepali people to be alert to the possibility of floods and landslides.