Minister Dhakal said that he is ready to face any action if he is found guilty of embezzling state funds in the procurement of medical equipment amid the government’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the federal parliament will hold a discussion with Minister for Health and Population, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal on Friday over the alleged corruption in course of procuring medical equipment for containing the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Minister for Health and Population (MoHP), Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal has said that the government has projected that two percent of the total population of the country – 600,000 – will be infected by the novel coronavirus.

‘People’s indifference to following precautionary measures against COVID-19 poses challenge in controlling infection rate’

KATHMANDU, April 1: Leader of Bibeksheel Nepali Dal and Bagmati Province Assembly member Ramesh Paudyal has filed a case against the Minister for Health and Population Bhanubhakta Dhakal at the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority.

KASKI, Jan 14: Minister for Health and Population, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, has said the cleaning begins from the ministry itself. The anomalies within the ministry would be wiped out, the Minister said at a programme here on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Minister for Health Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal and Minister for Information and Communications Gokul Prasad Baskota will also be taking the charges of the Ministry of Law and Ministry of Urban Development respectively.