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Do not run after rumors of party split: PM Oli

"Koshi Highway connecting Nepal, China and India soon"


11 November 2020  

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KIMATHANKA: Prime Minister KP Oli today reiterated that he would not tender resignation from the post of prime minister as he has become the head of the government to establish stability after being elected by the people.

Prime Minister Oli urged all not to run after the rumor of split in Nepal Communist Party (NCP), arguing that a rumor has been spread regarding the party split in recent period.

Carrying out an onsite visit of Kimathanka check point and North-South highway today in Kimathanka, he expressed the hope that the Kimathanka check point and North-South highway would be connected soon.

PM Oli said that the North-South Koshi Highway was an important road to connect with China, India and Nepal.

He maintained that the government has given priority to it.

Prime Minister Oli also carried out aerial inspection of North-South Koshi Highway.

Prime Minister Oli said that responsibility has already been given to Nepali Army to open the track at Kimathanka, adding that Kimathanka would become very close after construction of North-South Koshi road section.

He added that he was satisfied with the construction activities of Arun III Hydropower Project.

PM Oli had carried out aerial inspection of Pukhuwa, the power house construction site of the project and dam construction area.

On the occasion, Chief Executive of the Arun III hydel project Arun Dhiman said that round-the-clock work was being done with the help of 2,400 workers.

Three assistant tunnels and the diversion tunnel to reach the power house from dam site have already been constructed.

According to the Project Development Agreement, the 900 MW capacity project is expected to be completed by 2022.

The total cost of the project is Rs. One 144 billion, with Nepal getting 21.9 per cent of the power free of cost.

Likewise, the locals affected by the project receive shares worth 1.06 billion rupees and 30 unit power per month.

The project has to be handed over to Government of Nepal after 25 years of completion of the project.

(With inputs from RSS)

Publish Date : 11 November 2020 20:33 PM

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