New government to implement decisions in favour of martyrs, disappeared

Kathmandu, Aug 4: The new government has decided to implement the decisions of the previous government made in favour of the martyrs and disappeared.

The first meeting of the Council of Ministers Thursday held after the formation of the new government agreed to implement the KP Sharma Oli-led government decision to provide grants to the families of those who attained martyrdom during the decade long conflict in the country, people’s movement and the Madhes movements, of the disappeared and to those left injured.
Likewise, the meeting agreed to provide the families of those killed in the recent floods and landslides with monetary aid of Rs 100,000 each, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara.

The meeting extended emotional tribute to the victims of last year’s ‘Gorkha Earthquake’ and recent water-induced disasters and to the political movements’ martyrs.

Moreover, the meeting thanked Legislature- Parliament, political parties and lawmakers for their support in forming the new government.

Mahara appointed government spokesperson
The cabinet has given the responsibility of the government spokesperson to Minister Mahara for the time being.

According to Mahara, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China’s Premier Li Keqiang and the US government sent congratulatory messages to new Prime Minister Dahal on his election as the new Prime Minister of Nepal.
A letter by the Indian Prime Minister inviting Prime Minister Dahal for India visit has also been received, he said. RSS