PM vows to expedite management of flood victims
NEPALGUNJ: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that all measures would be adopted for appropriate management of the flood-hit communities.
Talking to journalists in Nepalgunj Airport today, after an aerial inspection to the flood hit areas in Banke, Bardiya and Kailali districts, the Prime Minister said that the government has accorded top priority to the safe settlement and livelihood of the flood survivors.
"The government is highly sensitive. Necessary homework has been initiated for providing relief and ensuring long-term management of the flood affected people," Deuba said.
He also added that the government would mobilise all means and resources available for the management of the survivors.
Prior to the meet the press programme, President of Nepali Congress Banke Kiran Koirala handed over a 10-point memorandum to the Prime Minister to address the problems of the flood-affected folks.
Similarly, Laxmanpur Embankment Victim Struggle Committee Chair Jagdish Bahadur Singh also handed over a six-point charter to the PM.