KATHMANDU — The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has launched the website with the map of the local levels and the map portal on Thursday.
It is based on the interactive GIS portal, the Ministry said. The details to the ward level of the 753 local levels of the country can be accessed at www.mofald.gov.np/.
The portal would help make the local levels information-friendly based on information technology and to deliver good governance and transparent services by internalising the information technology, Ministry secretary Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya said
He said the local levels can add or remove its information on the website and maps as per the need. A mobile app for the Ministry has also been developed along with the website, according to Thapaliya.
The Ministry has allocated a grant of Rs 600 thousand to each local level for conducting training on IT and also assigned one information officer to every local level.Follow @gorkhapost
2018 to be marked as high-level visit year : Minister Gyawali
KATHMANDU — Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.
Minister Gyawali, at an interaction programme in the capital city today, said that the high-level visit would be helpful to collect assistance for Nepal’s development and prosperity.
“Homework to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping would begin very soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping was invited in 2016 but his visit could not happen due to change in government. This time, high-level visits from the USA, the UK, Japan and other countries would be arranged,” Minister Gyawali said.
He also added that the visit from Prime Minister of Pakistan held last month increased goodwill and was concentrated on holding the stalled SAARC Summit.
On the occasion, the Foreign Affairs Minister said that truce in Syria should be held as the children are falling victims to the war.
He also pledged to work to increase Nepal’s access to UN adding that our approach is not established in comparison to Nepal’s contribution to peace keeping mission. Minister Gyawali reiterated his commitment to not allow Nepal’s soil to be used against any nation.
The Foreign Affairs Minister said that Nepal’s relations with China and India would be based on our necessity instead of an alternative to one another.Follow @gorkhapost