Home Minister Thapa promises an end to syndicate culture in every field


BIRATNAGAR, June 1: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has said that the country’s economic growth rate will touch an eight percent next year.

Speaking at a joint press meet organized by the Press Chautari and Press Center, Morang on Friday, the Home Minister expressed his hope that the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2018/19 presented by the government recently would help bring development and prosperity in the country and give its way for attaining double-digit economic growth by the next couple of years.

Stating that high inflation regarding some goods was due to the international market not because of the domestic market, he said the government was committed to controlling black marketing.

He argued that the central government had allocated sufficient budget to the province governments, he promised actions for those contractors responsible for delays in development projects.

In his reply to query about the smuggling of gold from Tribhuvan International Airport, he said, “Investigations into the matter are underway and the government will leave no stone unturned to bring criminals to book.”

He assured of ending of syndicate in every sectors: education, health, construction and agriculture and providing quality goods and services to the people on the basis of healthy competition.

He had claimed that the unification between the then CPN-UML and CPN ( Maoist Center) to form the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) will be turn a meaningful to bring development and prosperity in the nation. RSS