Govt decides to limit foreign visits of ministers, high officials


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Mar. 15: The government has decided to limit foreign trips of the government ministers and high officials.

A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Tuesday made a decision to this effect, informed government spokesperson and Minister for Communication and Information Technology Rekha Sharma at a press meet on Wednesday.

She said now onwards the government ministers and officials in top positions will be allowed for foreign visits only on very essential conditions.

Similarly, the government has formed a committee to facilitate the implementation of the report of the high level commission on pay and perks of the government employee.

The Cabinet meeting also decided to bring uniformity in study visa fee of Nepal and the USA.

The government also decided to permit the use of forest area for installing 132 KV transmission line of the lower Likhu hydropower project, and for upgrading Rampur Health Post to a 10-bed hospital in Udayapur.

The government also extended the deadline by 45 days for the probe committee on Yeti Air plane crash.

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