PM Oli holds marathon meeting with ministers

Kathmandu July 11

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed all ministers and secretaries to coordinate each other’s ministries to complete result-oriented tasks. PM Oli also sought creative and innovative policies and programmes for these tasks.

PM Oli held a nine-hour marathon meeting today at Singha Durbar and told them that the programmes should be practical for implementation.

Fourteen secretaries resented their policies and programmes on the basis of government policies and programmes and the new budget. PM Oli said the ministries’ programmes should be periodic for implementation.

Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari told THT, “The meeting focused on ministries’ progress and the PM’s feedback, which was fruitful.” The PM directed the ministers to come up with an action plan to effectively implement the programmes.

PM Oli rejected a proposal for employment summit which was incorporated in the budget by the concerned ministry.

PM Oli also said the medical code of conduct should be implemented. “Law should be drafted to ensure that doctors work in their field,” the  PM said.

PM Oli further said roads should be built in hilly areas with safety beamer on the side to curb accidents.

The 14 ministries, including Ministry for Home Affairs, Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transportation, Ministry of Agricultural, Land, Management and Cooperatives, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Energy, Water Resource and Ministry of Irrigation, Labour, Employment and Social Protection, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Health and Population, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Drinking water made their presentations.

The other 11 Ministries will present at the next meeting.