Province 5 passes bill on facilities for local level office bearers, members

BUTWAL: A provincial assembly meeting of Province 5 unanimously passed the 'Bill Related to Provisions of Facilities to the Office Bearers and Members of Local Level', on Wednesday.

A way would be opened for the people's representatives of local-level under the province to get facilities once the bill is certified by the State Chief.

The people's representatives of local-level had not received their salaries till around one year after their election to the posts in lack of laws. Senior-most member of the Province Assembly, Baldev Sharma Pokharel, presented the proposal along with some revisions regarding the facilities to be received by the office-bearers and members of local-level under Province 5, in the meeting.

The proposal tabled by Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel was passed unopposed, while it was presented by Speaker Purna Bahadur Gharti, as the decision.