PM directs secretaries to speed up post-quake reconstruction

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed his concern over what he said non-implementation of his past instructions meant for accelerating the post-earthquake works, and redirected the top bureaucracy for so.

During his meeting today with Chief Secretary Dr Som Lal Subedi and other government secretaries at the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, the PM strongly instructed them to work in such a way that can yield positive results in the livelihood of the people.  Prime Minister Dahal's administrative advisor Narayan Dahal briefed media about the PM's meeting with secretaries.

Earlier, Prime Minister Dahal had directed the concerned authorities to distribute the quake grants to construct shelter to the survivors within the next 45 days and send health professionals to the rural areas within the next three months to ensure the delivery of basic health facilities to the needy.