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‘Temporary provincial HQ after polls’

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Kailali

Dec 6, 2017-Spokesperson for the government, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has said temporary capital of every province will be declared shortly after the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies.

Chiefs of provinces will be appointed after the election, according to government spokesperson who is also the Minister for Information and Communications.

Speaking at a press meet here on Tuesday, Minister Basnet called on voters to confidently take part in the elections on Thursday, saying that the government has guaranteed full election security.

On a different note, Basnet said media houses would get more state facilities in the future and they, in return, should improve their quality.

He added that the government was working on the plan to expand mass communication facilities to all provinces.

Role of mass media was vital to hold the election in a free and impartial atmosphere, he said, urging journalists to fulfil their role as per the expectation in the December 7 election as well.  

Published: 06-12-2017 08:41

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