PM directs authorities to expedite infrastructural development

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday directed concerned authorities to speed up development works by removing procedural hassles.

In a review meeting on budget implementation of the current fiscal year held at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Oli asked the ministers and secretaries to focus on works and also to become accountable.

On the occasion, PM Oli also urged all to work seriously adding that the government must succeed to meet the serious responsibilities. “This meeting is not the review of mere imagination. It was organized to assess the implementation status of government policy, programme and budget till date,” the PM added.

Talking to the media after the meeting, Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada said that discussions were held to work proactively to ensure better outcome and on allocating budget in case of insufficiency or incomplete ones during the time of budget allocation in the projects.

“Serious discussions have been held to take the government decisions into implementation without taking more than a fixed time-frame,” the Finance Minister shared.