PM Deuba to inspect flood-affected districts in eastern Nepal

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who returned after observing the flood damage in the far western region, is going to inspect Eastern Nepal today.

A team including the Prime Minister is scheduled to leave for Eastern Nepal from a Nepal Army helicopter at 8 am today.

According to the Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Prime Minister Deuba has a program to inspect the flood and landslide damage in Sunsari, Morang, Ilam, Panchthar and other districts.

After that, a joint discussion will be held with the Chief District Officers of both the districts at Ranke Bazaar on the border of Ilam and Panchthar. Prime Minister Deuba will discuss the damage caused by the floods and landslides and the work to be done by the government.

The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, Minister for Energy Pampha Bhusal and Minister of State for Health Bhavani Prasad Khapung. The team including the Prime Minister is scheduled to return to Kathmandu on Sunday evening.

Earlier, Prime Minister Deuba had returned to Kathmandu on Friday after observing the flood and landslide-affected areas in the far western region on Thursday.