Internal Affair Ministry of Province 1 begins work

PATHARI, MORANG: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law of Province 1 has officially begun its work on Monday.

The ministry will hold substantial power and under it, the Ministries of Information and Communications and Local Administration will function. Secretary of the provincial internal affair ministry Yagya Bahadur Khatri said the ministry will look after affairs relating to maintenance of peace and security, law making, conflict management and managing provincial police.

Three divisions will remain under the ministry (administration plan and disaster management, security coordination and law making).

The province will have the Offices of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers, and the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Law, Finance and Planning, Physical Infrastructure Development, Social Development, Industry, Tourism, Forest, Environment and Land Management and Agriculture Cooperatives.