Chairman of National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina. (File Photo)
KATHMANDU: Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged the government for its promptness to provide immediate rescue, relief and rehabilitation to the people affected by monsoon flooding and landslides as well as for the protection of the vulnerable people and their settlements.
Chairman Timilsina has expressed his heartfelt condolence to those deceased in the recent monsoon flooding and landslides and deep sympathies to the bereaved families.
He has also urged the federal, state and local governments as well as the concerned officials to work for rescue, relief and rehabilitation programmes.
Likewise, Chairman Timilsina has asked the lawmakers to provide the needed assistance and ensure coordination in their respective constituencies during the time of flooding and landslides caused due to incessant rainfall.
The heavy rainfall occurred for the past three days has affected more than 18 districts across the country while 55 persons have lost their lives in Myagdi, Jajarkot, Kaski, Lamjung, Rukum West, Sindhupalchowk, Nawalparasi, Kalikot, Gulmi and Sunsari districts.
Likewise, 30 persons are still missing including 20 in Sindhupalchowk, six in Jajarkot and three in Myagdi while around 50 individuals are injured in different districts.