Govt accepts Rs 16.37b WB loan assistance

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 20, 2017-

The government has decided to accept Rs 16.37 billion loan assistance from the World Bank for strengthening social security and vital personal registration programme.

A Cabinet meeting on Thursday took the decision in this regard. 

Similarly, the meeting also extended the term of Suresh Kumar Karki as the executive director of Radio Nepal.

The Cabinet also decided to form National Farmers Commission and approved the work procedure regarding distribution of grants for building houses for the flood-affected people in Banke, Bardia, Dang, Surkhet and Sindhupalchok. Many people were displaced due to the floods in these districts two years ago. 

The government also constituted a committee under the coordination of the secretary at the Ministry of Information and Communications for making recommendations for appointment to the two posts of member on the Nepal Telecom Authority. Joint Secretary of the Administration Division at the Ministry and Bhesh Raj Kandel are the members of the committee. Similarly, the Cabinet meeting has promoted Lieutenant Colonel (technical) Khum Bahadur Kunwar to the post of colonel (technical) and appointed joint attorney Kiran Poudel, who has been promoted as secretary, as the deputy attorney. 

The government has also appointed joint registrar of the Supreme Court Nakul Subedi as secretary of the Judicial Council and Joint Registrar Nripadhoj Niraula as the registrar of the Supreme Court. 

Likewise, Joint Registrar Rajib Gautam has been promoted to the post of secretary at the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs. 

Joint Attorney Rajan Prasad Bhattarai has been promoted to the post of secretary at the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons. 

The government also formed a committee led by Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Shreepaili for cremating the mortal remains of Ajit Mijar and Laxmi Pariyar who were murdered in Kavrepalanchok a few days ago. 

Published: 20-01-2017 08:23

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