Govt to table resolution to build all quake-demolished houses

Govt to table resolution to build all quake-demolished houses

The government has made preparations to bring a resolution proposal on building all the houses of the general public that were ravaged by the recent earthquake.

A meeting of the major three parties – the Nepali Congress, the CPN (UML) and the UCPN (Maoist) – held today regarding the preparations to bring a resolution motion for the relief of the people of the quake-affected areas discussed this topic.

UML vice-chairperson Bidyadevi Bhandari said that in the meeting that took place at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar, the top leaders discussed the topics as the government rebuild ing all the houses destroyed by the great quake, making provision for food grain to the affected people for a year and arranging temporary shelters until the demolished houses were rebuilt in one to one and a half years.

Discussions were also held in the meeting regarding bringing the resolution proposal with the provision of the government providing the basic needs and other facilities as education, health care and drinking water free of cost in the areas which suffered heavy loss of life and property due to the quake, UML leader Bhandari added.

It is stated that the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today will only pass a condolence proposal over the demise of lawmaker and the people due to the earthquake . However, preparations are made for bringing the common resolution proposal only after discussing it in the all-party meeting tomorrow.

The meeting made an assessment of the rescue and relief works carried out by the government so far in the context of the big loss of life and property due to the earthquake , while also discussing on how the rescue and relief works could be made further effective, Nepali Congress Joint General Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka said after the meeting.

Today’s meeting of the three major parties also discussed on how to proceed ahead with the agenda of the Legislature-Parliament meeting as well as all the parties standing as one and making arrangements for temporary shelters for the people rendered homeless, UCPN (Maoist) vice-chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha said.

It is also stated that the parties have made preparation to get the common resolution proposal passed by the Parliament after holding discussions on it for three or four days. The government is also said to appeal through the Parliament to the supportive countries and the international bodies for financial assistance since the government’s budget alone would not be sufficient at a time of a big disaster in the country. RSS

Source: eKantipur