Surkhet— Karnali province has received assurance from Nepal’s international development partners for help.
Karnali province government spokeswoman and minister for land management, agriculture and cooperatives Bimala KC informed that the government development partners, the European Union, World Bank, DFID and the UNDP have given their words officially to contribute in the development of the province.
Province minister for economic affairs and planning, Prakash Jwala, has been appointed as a focal person who will hold regular talks and discussions with the development partners for the same.
Gandaki province framing mass communications bill
POKHARA- The Gandaki province government has decided to frame a mass communications bill to make the communications sector well-managed and dignified.
A meeting of the Province Council of Ministers held on Tuesday gave principle agreement to the proposal for framing a draft bill, shared province government spokesperson and minister for physical infrastructure Ram Sharan Basnet.
It may be noted that the province government had decided to establish television along with other media house through its annual policy and programme for the current fiscal year.
Earlier, the province government had already endorsed mass communications policy.
The government is planning to bring the bill for establishing media/communications institutions on its own, monitoring media houses and granting approval for the setup and operation of new media outlets in 11 districts of the province.Follow @gorkhapost