Ministry of Finance assures Rs 7 billion for election

Kathmandu: The Ministry of Finance has assured to provid Rs. 7 billion to the Election Commission for the preparation of the mid-term elections.

According to Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel, the size of election expenses has not been decided yet. However, he said that the commission will receive around Rs 7 billion for the election.

According to Minister Poudel, the government is trying to meet the election expenses by cutting the amount of the projects that have not been spent yet and will not be spent immediately.