Nepal | October 16, 2019

Succour for flood victims

Himalayan News Service

JANAKPURDHAM: The chief minister and ministers of Province 2 decided to donate their one month salary to flood victims in the province.

A meeting of the  council of ministers held in the chief minister’s office on Tuesday decided to this effect. Chief Minister Lal Bahadur Raut said relief materials should reach victims at the earliest. “The government has  formed a committee to buy relief materials,” he added. CM Raut informed  that Rs 10 lakh each was sent to the district-based disaster coordination committees.

He also said  due to road obstruction in many places it was very difficult to supply relief materials.  Till now 15 persons have lost their lives due to floods in the province.

 


A version of this article appears in print on July 17, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.


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