MYAGDI — CPN-UML Secretary Pradip Gyawali said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official trip to India, scheduled for one week from now, would normalise the bilateral ties.
At a press conference organised by the Press Chautari, Myagdi chapter, today, leader Gyawali said that the misunderstanding surfaced between the two countries would be normalised after the PM’s visit. The visit would further strengthen the bilateral relations, he added.
Leader Gyawali further informed that PM Oli would make his next visit to China within a month and the government was preparing to sign on a petroleum trade contract with China during his visit.
Secretary Gyawali added that trade diversification was needed to lessen dependency with one country.
People were compelled to face difficulties due to unnecessary rigidity of Madhes-centric parties, Gyawali further added.
World Bank to provide Rs 16 billion to 21 municipalities
GALKOT- The World Bank is to invest tens of millions of rupees for the infrastructure development of Baglung Municipality.
Mayor of Baglung Municipality Janak Raj Poudel said that the WB is investing approximately Rs 16 billion in 21 municipalities throughout the country, including Baglung Municipality, through the Urban Administrative Capacity and Infrastructure Improvement Project II.
The Project organized a meeting some days back with mayors, deputy mayors, the chief administrative officers and engineers of the municipalities concerned and informed them about the local levels selected for the funding and the works to be carried out under the project.
According to mayor Poudel, four municipalities in Gandaki Province have been selected for the implementation of the project. These include Baglung Municipality in Baglung district, Vyas Municipality and Shukla Gandaki municipality in Tanahu district and Putalibazaar Municipality in Syangja district.
Poudel said each municipality will get between approximately Rs 700 million to Rs 800 million after the Project allocates the budget by preparing the indices.
The road taken as the ‘Ring Road’ of Baglung Municipality was constructed under the first phase of this Project. Mayor Poudel said that the municipality will spend the fund received from the Project in the ‘pride’ projects of the municipality.Follow @gorkhapost