Province 7 to have zero tolerance towards graft

Dhangadi, February 18

The first Cabinet meeting of Province 7 held today in Dhangadi decided to adopt zero tolerance against corruption and laid stress on good governance.

Just after being elected to the post of chief minister, Trilochan Bhatta committed to give first priority to ending corruption. Bhatta said the Cabinet meeting has also decided to promote good governance through information technology.

Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Prakash Shah was also appointed spokesperson of the provincial government at the meeting.

The meeting also decided to form networks to inspect the three projects — Mahakali Lokmarga, Seti Lokmarga and Khutiya-Dipayal Fast Track operated by Nepal Government in Province 7. Newly appointed Spokesperson Shah said the provincial government would urge the central government to complete the projects on time.

Spokesperson Shah further added that there were possibilities of tourism and they had to be identified. He also stressed its protection.

“Soil test procedure has to be forwarded in coordination with the central government to increase agriculture production,” he said. The meeting also passed some regulations for the provincial government.