Local body election by Mid April: Minister Pandey

Dhangadhi, Sept 25: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Hitraj Pandey has said that the government was working out to hold the election of local bodies by Mid April, 2017 after forging consensus among the political parties for the same.

Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Hitraj Pandey, addresses journalists during an interaction programme in Kathmandu, on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Photo: Reporters' Club.
Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Hitraj Pandey, addresses journalists during an interaction programme in Kathmandu, on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Photo: Reporters’ Club.

While inaugurating the annual progress evaluation seminar of the Province No 7 here today, Minister Pandey informed that expediting the reconstruction projects, constitution implementation, good governance and economic prosperity were the main priority of the government.
Local development officers, executive officers of Sub-metropolitan city and municipalities from all the districts of the Province No 7 are attending the two-day seminar