KATHMANDU: Chairman of the Interim Election Council Khil Raj Regmi and UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda held discussions this morning regarding the issues ranging from relief to the flood victims and election preparations.
During the meeting, the two discussed the ways to provide relief to the flood victims in the far and mid west districts.
On Thursday, Chairman Regmi had visited the flood affected districts and announced to provide Rs 500 million in the new budget.
Prachanda also thanked the government’s promptness to provide relief to the flood victims.
Likewise, Prachanda also asked Regmi to provide Rs 100,000 each to every flood victim family.
During the meeting, the UCPN (Maoist) Chairman also urged Regmi to hold talks with the Indian officials regarding the construction of Dhauliganga embankment carried out by the Indian government.
Locals and stakeholders have said that the embankment was the main cause of damage in Darchula district caused by flood last week.
Meanwhile, Nepali Congress leaders have also urged Regmi to expedite government bid to distribute relief to the flood victims.