President expresses grief at cold deaths

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 9, 2018-

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her grief and sorrow at the loss of lives in the Tarai and western Nepal due to cold, diarrhoea and fever, urging the government to provide relief for the affected people.

The head of state expressed her concern about the suffering of children, elderly, differently-abled and the poor people due to a cold wave and related ailments, the President’s Office said in a statement.

Non-government organisations, civil society, private sector and the public have been urged to join hands with the government in rescue and relief operations. The President expressed her condolences to the bereaved families and speedy recovery of those taken ill. (PR)

Published: 09-01-2018 07:36

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