Local level reps, staff told to be accountable to people

Dhankuta, June 8

Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority Sabitra Thapa Gurung has asked the local levels to be more accountable to the people and ensure good governance.

Addressing an interaction on the role of CIAA in corruption control in Dhankuta, she said the local levels should adopt zero tolerance policy towards corruption.

The mayors and deputy mayors of all the municipalities and chairs and deputy chairs of all the rural municipalities in the district as well as chiefs of the district-based government offices participated in the interaction. There are altogether seven local levels including municipalities and rural municipalities in Dhankuta district.

The CIAA commissioner urged the local level office-bearers to abide by the acts, regulations and rules of procedures of government.