Special arrangement for Madhes in coming budget: PM Prachanda


Photo: PM's Secretariat

Kathmandu, Feb 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said special arrangements would be made for the Madhes in the coming fiscal year's policy and programme and budget.

Laying the foundation stone for a bridge connecting Sabaila municipality-4 of Dhanusha to Kalyanpur municipality-5 of Siraha today, Prime Minister Prachanda expressed the commitment to promoting agriculture technology, irrigation facilities, chemical fertilizer and seeds in Tarai. He also shared that the incumbent government was working seriously to make the country self-dependent on food grains, according to the PM's Secretariat.   

Stating that the government has been paying attention to the construction of large-scale projects to make quality changes in the country's economy, the Prime Minister underlined that activities related to the construction of 'game changer' projects like Budhigandaki and Karnali Chisapani would be forwarded as soon as possible. 

"Development of a country is not possible without the development of Madhes. There is no possibility of the country's prosperity until the people of Madhes become prosperous", he stressed.

Expressing the belief that the construction of the bridge would be important for Siraha and Dhanusha, the PM expressed the commitment to help improve the living standard of the people of this area.(RSS)

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