PM Oli insists on development of Far-Western region

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has remarked that priority should be given to the development of the far-western region.

Inaugurating the seventh senate of the Far-Western University at Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar today, Prime Minister Oli said there would be a qualitative change in education within a year if the Far-Western University produced technical human resources.

Also the Chancellor of the University, the Prime Minister added that two committees have been formed to carry out an investigation regarding different controversies related to the University.

Two committees under the leadership of a member of the National Planning Commission, Usha Jha, and Secretary of Finance Ministry, have been formed to investigate controversies related to its constituent colleges and financial transactions, respectively.

Both the Committees have been asked to submit the reports to the Prime Minister within 15 days.

Similarly, Minister for Education, Science and Technology and Pro-Chancellor of the University, Giriraj Mani Pokharel said that the Far-Western University should provide quality-education in Province 7.