Lumbini Chief Minister's office in Butwal. (File photo)
DANG: The Office of the Chief Minister in the Lumbini Province has been shifted to Bhalubang, the permanent capital of the Province. Earlier, the Office was located in Butwal, the temporary capital for Lumbini.
With this, the Province government affairs are to be carried out from Bhalubang from coming Sunday.
The Rapti Technical School infrastructure has been used to set up Chief Minister’s quarter building, the Office of Province Chief Secretary and a quarter building. Before this, the School was shifted to the Saraswoti Secondary School.
According to the Chief Minister’s press coordinator Man Singh BK, the Office is based in Deukhuri and preparations are going on to shift the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Law and Communications, Finance Ministry and the Province Financial Comptroller Office to the permanent capital soon.
It has been planned to administer oath of office to the newly elected member in the Lumbini Province Assembly from Bhalubang. The construction of the Province Assembly building nears the final phase.
Bhalubang was declared the permanent capital of the Lumbini Province on October 6, 2020.