Parliamentary Committee to carry out onsite visit of land purchased by NOC

KATHMANDU: The Industry, Commerce and Consumer Welfare Committee, under the Legislature-Parliament, would carry out an onsite visit of the land purchased by Nepal Oil Corporation in four districts for petroleum storage.

The Committee President Bhishma Raj Angdembe informed that a group of lawmakers elected from the four districts – Jhapa, Sarlahi, Chitwan and Rupandehi – would be selected and sent for the onsite monitoring.

He said that preparation was underway to send the group to the four districts for onsite study.

The group would collect real facts by holding discussion with representatives of concerned offices, local body representatives and local residents of the area, where the NOC had purchased the land.

On the occasion, Lawmakers Subas Chandra Thakuri, Bhesh Kumari Raut, Krishna Prasad Poudel, Shambhu Lal Shrestha, Deepak Karki and Shyam Kumar Shrestha among others stressed on the need to carry out comprehensive investigation into the land purchase scandal.