Minister Nidhi applauds APF role in border security

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, RASUWA
Six structures—quarters for APF personnel, an office building and a kitchen—were built at a cost of Rs 24.3 million

Jan 3, 2017-Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has praised the Armed Police Force (APF) for its role in the strengthening of border security. 

Inaugurating newly constructed infrastructures of the APF border security 

battalion at Dhunche of Rasuwa on Monday, DPM Nidhi who is also the Home Minister said the government was thankful to the APF for its contribution to border security, security of customs offices and disaster rescue works, despite limited human resources. 

On the occasion, he directed the district-based security mechanism to remain dedicated to ensuring security in the district, asked the security personnel to perform their duty confidently. 

The construction of six infrastructure which include quarters for APF personnel, an office building and a kitchen cost Rs 24.3 million. 

After the inaugural session, Minister Nidhi held a separate meeting the civil service employees here and the Nepali Congress (NC) cadres as well. 

During his meeting with bureaucracy, he took stock of the progress on ongoing development endeavours and post-earthquake reconstruction efforts and a security situation in the district. Rasuwa’s Chief District Officer Somendra Neupane apprised him about this. 

Though the Minister was scheduled visit to bordering Timure area, the trip was cancelled due to adverse weather. He returned to the Capital directly from Dhunche, the district-based security mechanism said.

Published: 03-01-2017 09:08

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