Border blockade to be cleared through diplomatic way: PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the India's unofficial blockade imposed against the country would be terminated through a diplomatic channel and a solution to the ongoing Tarai agitation would be sought through talks and negotiation with the agitating parties.

Addressing the fourth meeting of the CPN (UML) Central Audit Commission in the party's central office in Dhumbarahi Monday, Prime Minister Oli, who is also the party Chair, said that the government would always keep the interests of the nation, national integrity and value of social harmony at the centre while taking measures to end any problem faced by the country.

The government was fully determined to keeping the national integrity and social harmony intact at any cost, PM added.

PM asserted that the post-earthquake reconstruction efforts could not take place on time due to some legal and structural obstructions; He assured that the process would gain momentum. Further Prime Minister said that the government was planning to come up with substantive plans to reduce the severe power outage, advance the construction of physical infrastructure, to proceed country’s economy course to a new direction and to reduce country's foreign dependency.

Moreover, Party Chair Oli, appealed to the Central Audit Commission for the advice in order to maintain the regular auditing of income and expenditure of all bodies in the party mechanism, economic discipline and on financially fair and transparent lifestyle of party leaders and cadres.