Karnali, October 21
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has started an onsite visit to Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces to take stock of the losses caused by recent floods and landslides.
Prime Minister Deuba at Surkhet airport today took information about the damage caused by landslides and floods in the Karnali province from provincial officials.
Talking briefly to media persons at Surkhet airport, he said he was saddened by the huge loss of life and property due to natural disasters following unseasonal rains.
PM Deuba shared, “Meteorologists have said climate change is the reason behind this disaster. There is a huge loss of life and property in Sudurpaschim as compared to other provinces. The government has already decided to provide appropriate relief. The government will provide it on time.”
On the occasion, Karnali Governor (Province Chief) Govinda Prasad Kalauni, Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, Nepali Congress General Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka, among others, had welcomed PM Deuba at the airport.