BHISMARAJ OJHA/ CB ADHIKARI, KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The government’s 100 days in office have proved meaningful in establishing political stability in the country by increasing the acceptability of the constitution.
At a press conference organized in Singha Durbar Thursday to share information about government ‘achievements’ during its 100 days, known as honeymoon period, Minister for Information and Communications and government spokesperson Mohan Bahadur Basnet said the government’s initiation to hold the elections of all three-levels in course of enforcing the constitution had been taken as the major achievement of the government. Thursday marked the completion of 100 days of Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government in office.
“The government already celebrates the successful completion of the second phase local level elections and preparations for the third round election scheduled for September 18 have been completed,” Minister Basnet said.
“The government has announced dates for the election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies and necessary preparations for so are going on.”
The government had identified the constitution enforcement process, holding of the elections of all levels, post-earthquake reconstruction efforts, effective delivery of public services and the completion of remaining task of economic prosperity, peace, security and peace process as its priorities since PM Deuba assumed the office on June 7, 2017.
According to Minister Basnet, the government has formulated laws required for holding the all levels of election.
The government has said that currently its focus has been laid on normalizing the life thrown out of gear to floods and landslides triggered areas.
As per the government understanding, the diplomatic relations in the international arena has further strengthened due to high-level visits to India and China.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s visit to Switzerland, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun’s China visit, Prime Minister Deuba’s India visit and Deputy Prime Minister’s visit to India and China and the crucial deals have helped take Nepal’s relations to new height.
Likewise, Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Wang Yang’s Nepal visit and 15th Ministerial Level Meeting of BIMSTEC held in Kathmandu and the decision to hold the BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu in appropriate time are also the matters of pride for Nepal, the government said.
Minister Basnet said that remarkable achievements have been made in the reconstruction of the quake-hit properties.
During the period, better achievements have been obtained in the fields of economic, industries, commerce, energy, agriculture, urban development, irrigation, communications, local and physical infrastructure and roads.
Minister Basnet said that the PM has ensured sufficient means and resources for the projects of national pride and has carried out monitoring of the projects to encourage the stakeholders to complete the task on time.
During the press meet, Deputy Prime Minister Gopalman Shrestha responded to the queries of journalists saying that the government has adopted zero-tolerance against corruption.