Petroleum exploration at 10 sites: Minister Pandey

KATHMANDU:  Nepal is currently exploring petroleum at 10 different sites, according to Industry Minister Som Prasad Pandey.

Speaking at an interaction with media at Bhaktapur today, Minister Pandey said the exploration began from Dailekh and the government aims at concluding exploration of all petroleum mines within three years.

He informed that the government is working out to acquire land for the construction of industrial zones, one each in  all seven provinces.