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PM pledges to bring Karnali to mainstream of development

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SURKHET — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has the announcement of nation’s journey towards development and prosperity was made from the Karnali Province as the province is at the bottom in view of economic and human development index.

In his address to a programme organised by the Mid-Western University, Surkhet at Birendranagar today,the Prime Minister said the federal and province governments were busy in making plans to take the Karnali together in the journey to prosperity.

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“The Karnali province will not be allowed to remain backward.” He said the government was committed to bringing the province to the mainstream of development, underlining the need of connecting it with the northern border as it has no access to the southern border.

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FNNTEA starts pre-booking from today

Pratigya Waiju



KATHMANDU—The federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association (FNNTEA) has opened the annual pre-Dashain booking from today. The transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking after the government agreed to increase public transport fares by 10 percent on Saturday.

The advance booking for bus tickets had remained uncertain because the transport operators associated with the FNNTEA had been demanding the government to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.

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Though they said that the booking would be opened from 21 September, the transport operator associated with FNNTEA did not take any booking till yesterday. Only the private transportation companies started pre-booking from 21 September.

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