PM directs secys to act tough on federalism implementation

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday directed the government secretaries not to be liberal on the implementation of federalism in line with the 2015 Constitution.

Summoning Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi and secretaries of major ministries at his office in Singhadarbar this morning, Dahal also instructed them to expedite formulation of laws necessary for the same.

He commented that the progress made so far in the formulation of federal laws was satisfactory.

Mentioning that all the laws necessary to hold the local level polls were ready by now, Dahal directed all the officials to move ahead for the elections.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister directed the top officials to deploy their staff at local bodies and provinces by setting specific criteria and take actions if the staff did not report to the assigned workplaces on time.