KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The government spent only 13.44 percent on development projects as of the first six month of the current fiscal year, even at a slower pace compared to the same period last year.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The government has been able to spend only one-fourth of the budget allocated for development projects in the first eight months of the current fiscal year, revealing the perennial problem of the government to spend money under capital expenditure.