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PM Deuba hints electoral alliance if situation demands

Dhangadhi

Aug 31, 2017-Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said dialogues are underway on forging alliance with other political parties for the third phase of local level elections taking place in Province 2 slated for September 18.

Talking to media persons briefly at Dhangadhi Airport before heading to Kanchanpur on Thursday, PM Deuba hinted the possibility of an electoral alliance with other political parties on the basis of necessity.

The PM further said a four-lane bridge going to be constructed over the Mahakali River in Kanchanpur would contribute to the holistic development of the entire Province no 7.

PM Deuba expressed his confidence that the agreements made with India for the construction of Pancheshwor Project and Dry Port as well as upgradation of Gaurifanta Check Point would be implemented.

According to him, a bilateral agreement to build a technical institute with the India's financial support for vocational and technical studies in the Province no 7 was one of the achievements of his recent five-day state visit to the southern neighbour.

In Kanchanpur, the Prime Minister is scheduled to lay a foundation stone for the construction of a four-lane bridge over the Mahakali River. Nepal is going to build the bridge on its own.

Around a billion rupees has been allocated in the current fiscal year for the same. RSS

Published: 31-08-2017 14:57

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