Govt forms panel to solve local body stir

KATHMANDU: A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Thursday formed a high level committee to settle the problems gripping the locals bodies and address the demands called forth by the agitating staff members. But the latter said the stir will continue until a satisfactory answer was found. The six-member committee comprises Purna Kumar Sherma Limbu, Minister for Local Development (MoLD), Surendra Pandey, Minister for Finance, Prem Bahadur Singh, Minister for Law and Justice, Rabindra Shrestha ‘Prabhakar Pradhanang’, Minister for Public Administration and Krishna Gyawali, secretary at the MoLD, said MoLD officials.