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Govt to receive Rs 1.37 billion for drinking water project

2022 Jul 27, 6:31, Kathmandu

The government has decided to accept the grant of Rs 1.37 billion for the Sustainable WASH for All project.

At a press conference organized at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to disclose the decisions of the cabinet meeting held on July 25, Communications Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki shared that the government was accepting 10.5 million Euros from the European Union for the drinking water project.

The government has also decided to accept grants equivalent to Rs 950 million from the Swiss government to implement quality technical and vocational education and training projects in the first phase.

Also, the government has decided to extend the renewal of the industry which is constructing its physical structures but is not renewed. The cabinet agreed to extend the renewal of the industries by receiving a late fine on the basis of their working nature.

Likewise, the government decided to form a high-level study and recommendation committee headed by the National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice-chair to furnish recommendations on immediate measures to be taken on import management and reduction.

The government has decided to appoint actor Bhuwan KC as the Chairperson of the Film Development Board.

Likewise, the cabinet decided to appoint Dr Prakash Raj Regmi and Dr Nabin Chandra Gautam as members of the Martyr Gangalal Heart Centre. It was decided to entrust the Vice-Chancellor of the Rapti Institute of Health Sciences to serve as a member of the National Public Health Committee.

On queries of journalists in the conference, Minister Karki shared that the Election Commission had recommended November 18 for the election to the members of the House of Representatives and province assembly. The government is making necessary preparation to announce election dates accordingly, the minister shared. 


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