Kathmandu, December 10:

The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Pradip Gyawali, today said an effective structural and managerial reforms are needed to avoid the collapse of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

“The government is seriously concerned over the present situation of the national flag carrier,” he said.

He was addressing the fourth convention of the NAC Employees’ Union.

“We are equally concerned about the well being of the employees who spent their lives for the benefit of the corporation.”

He suggested modification at the managerial and structural levels. According to him, managerial reforms are required to increase work efficiency, promote deserving employees and to check seepage of sources.

According to him neither the government can run the NAC properly nor it can be privatised.