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Security highly sensitive in Province 2: Minister Thapa

- Post Report, NIJGADH

Apr 26, 2018-Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa said Province 2 is highly sensitive in terms of security.

Speaking at a symposium organised to discuss the province level security strategy at Simara-based Ichhaya Hotel in Bara on Thursday, Minister Thapa said the Home Ministry is serious towards adopting essential security strategy in Province 2.

Saying the security situation of Province 2 is challenging apart from other provinces, Central Home Minister Thapa said the Home Ministry will move ahead by formulating a special security plan.

“I will direct the security officials of the district to work effectively,” he said.

He said the problems of crime, smuggling, social violence, corruption and natural calamities have been found high in Province 2 due to open border.

He was of the view that the conference would make essential action plan to curb crime and to provide security to the people in Province 2.

He said it was essential to move ahead by strengthening political stability of the Province 2.

“Political stability is the first priority. We will keep the issue on the top of our priority list,” said Home Minister Thapa, adding, “The government has recently made public 82-point action plan to manage the security in the entire country and to provide services to the general public.”

“We have made an 82-point action plan, preparations are underway to send it to the security and other agencies across the country,” he said. “If we can move ahead as per the action plan, good governance will be established in the country.”

He said the Home Ministry is hopeful that all would work honestly to implement the action plan.

Home Secretary Prem Kumar Rai, Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Gyanendra Kumar Yadav, Inspector General of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal and Chief of Armed Police Force Sailendra Khanal were present in the programme.

Published: 26-04-2018 19:06

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