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Parliament forms subcommittee to probe wide body irregularities

Kathmandu, December 12 The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament on Wednesday formed a subcommittee to investigate into suspected irregularities in the purchase of two wide body aircraft for the national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation. Lawmaker of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Krishna Lal Maharjan, leads the seven member team. Other members include Rajan KC, […]

Wide body irregularities: Lawmakers demand govt probe issue, sack NAC MD

Kathmandu, December 5 Members of the Public Accounts Committee in Parliament have demanded that the government immediately launch an investigation into the suspected irregularities in the purchase of two wide body aircraft for the national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation. Criticising Minister for Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari for his failure to take action, they also […]

Wide body irregularities: Parliament assigns Procurement Monitoring Office to probe

Kathmandu, November 28 The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament on Wednesday assigned the Public Procurement Monitoring Committee under the Office of the Prime Minister to look into the deal of purchase of two wide body aircraft for Nepal Airlines Corporation. The parliamentary committee is currently probing if there were any irregularities in the deal as […]

Rs 6.59 billion embezzled in wide body purchase, claims PAC chief

Kathmandu, November 25 Nepali Congress lawmaker and the chairman of Public Accounts Committee in the House of Representatives, Bharat Kumar Shah, has claimed Rs 6.59 billion has been embezzled in the purchase of two wide body aircraft for the country’s national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation. Shah presented a five-page document during the Committee’s meeting […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, October 12, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday have published reports about Nepal Communist Party leader Bamdev Gautam’s decision to withdraw his plan of contesting a byelection in Kathmandu-7 in his bid to secure a seat in the House of Representatives. Other major issues that have been featured on the front pages […]

Complete Bhairahawa international airport construction in next 9 months: House panel

  Kathmandu, October 12 The Public Accounts Committee in Parliament on Thursday directed the government to complete the construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa of Rupandehi district by the end of current fiscal year, that is mid-July 2018. A meeting of the Committee held today concluded that the pace the construction work was […]