PM and NC president Deuba hints electoral alliance if situation demands


DHANGADHI, Aug 31: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said dialogues are on the matter of forging an alliance between the NC and other political party (ies) in the third phase of local level elections taking place in the Province 2 on coming September 18.

Talking to media persons briefly today at Dhangadhi Airport before heading to Kanchanpur, he hinted the possibility of an electoral alliance with other political parties on the basis of necessity.

The PM further said a four-lane bridge going to be constructed over the Mahakali River in Kanchanpur would contribute to the holistic development of the entire Province no 7.

PM Deuba expressed his confidence that the agreements made with India for the construction of Pancheshwor Project and Dry Port as well as upgradation of Gaurifanta Check Point would be implemented.

According to him, a bilateral agreement to build a technical institute with the India’s financial support for vocational and technical studies in the Province no 7 was one of the achievements of his recent five-day state visit to the southern neighbor.

In Kanchanpur, he is scheduled to lay a foundation stone for the construction of a four-lane bridge over the Mahakali River. Nepal is going to build the bridge on its own.

Around a billion rupees has been allocated in the current fiscal year for the same. RSS