TRN Online, Kathmandu, Feb. 7: The government has
decided to approve for acquiring 45 ropanis of land for petroleum exploration
at Jaljale in Bhairavi Rural Municipality in Dailekh district.
The government made this decision through a meeting
of the Council of Ministers held on Monday, according to Minister for
Communication and Information Technology and Government spokesperson Rekha
The proposal to acquire the land was forwarded by
the Ministry of Commerce.
The Government also decided to approve the acquiring of 14 ropanis of land at Gokarneshwow Municipality in Kathmandu to build the Bagmati dam.
A Chinese team has been exploring for petroleum products in Dailekh.