KATHMANDU — Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli has directed his party lawmakers not to go beyond the national interest and welfare.
Speaking at the UML parliamentary party meeting in the Parliament building New Baneshwar today, Chair Oli urged the lawmakers to work on the behalf of the nation and party. He further directed the lawmakers to be united in common goals and agenda of the party and nation.
He also argued for ending all kinds of syndicates persisting in almost all sectors in the country. Prime Minister Oli further said that the lawmakers should play responsible, constructive and positive roles in the parliament as the budgetary session has begun today. He also sought for suggestions from the lawmakers in writing regarding the budget.
He said that various laws were being drafted, amended and enacted to run the business in changed context.
Prime Minister Oli also reiterated that the government was committed to transforming the society and leading it towards prosperity.
Chair Oli, also the UML PP leader, opined for maintaining balanced and harmonious relations with neighbors and other foreign countries.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.