JUMLA — Transportations service, which have been halted since week long Jumla, resumed on Saturday morning after passenger buses of Karnali Transport Entrepreneurs Association have left for Nepalgunj, Surkhet and Kathmandu.
The Karnali Transport Entrepreneurs Association had brought vehicular services to a grinding halt, saying that Chandannath Pvt. Ltd started operating vehicular services along the Karnali Highway without fulfilling due procedures.
Police escorted the passengers to their destination.
According to Chief District Officer, Rudra Prasad Pandit, Jumla Police will escort the buses to Kalikot, Kalikot Police to Dailekh and Dailekh Police to Surkhet.
Police will take stern action if someone tries to stop the buses, he said.
The passengers were hit hard due to a strike launched by Karnali Transport Entrepreneurs Association in the district.Follow @gorkhapost
Far-West Province has high potential: Minister Bhatta
BAITADI— Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forests and Environment of Far-West Province Maya Bhatta has said that Far-West Province has high potentials for development.
At an orientation programme for journalists in Baitadi on Saturday, Bhatta said that the Far-West Province has high chance for religious tourism.
On the occasion, Province Minister Bhatta feted Far-West Provincial Chairman of National Association of Tourism Journalists (NATOJ) Amar Raj Bhattarai and newly-elected Chairman of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Baitadi chapter Mahesh Prasad Awasthi.Follow @gorkhapost