Panel formed to coordinate aid

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Kathmandu

Oct 24, 2016-

Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Reconstruction Authority Consultation Council Pushpa Kamal Dahal formed a development aid coordination and facilitation committee on Sunday. 

According to NRA Spokesperson Ram Prasad Thapaliya, the coordination committee will have NRA executive officer as coordinator with one representative each from Indian and Chinese governments, and from World Bank and Asian Development as members. 

Besides, the committee will have two members from the group of the international development partners based in Nepal, while the president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry or his/her representative, chairperson of the NGO Federation or his/her representative, chairman of the International NGO Federation Nepal or his/her representative as members, added Thapaliya. Secretary at NRA will be the member secretary of the committee. 

Other invited members are Secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers or representative, Foreign Secretary or representative, Secretary at National Planning Commission or representative and Auditor General or his representative. 

The committee is tasked with extending coordination and facilitation to the national and international development partners and civil society on the reconstruction activities. 

It would encourage the national and international development partners, civil society and private sectors for the monetary and technical assistance to the rehabilitation of the earthquake survivals and rebuilding of the damaged structures. 

Published: 24-10-2016 08:29

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