Govt. to operate electric rail service, ship: Minister Mahaseth Reporter
February 07, 2019

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Raghubir Mahaseth, has said the government would operate electric rail service and ship in the country.

Inaugurating the bridge constructed at Kamala rivulet of Dudhauli municipality in Sindhuli on Wednesday, Minister Mahaseth said around 6,000 to 8,000 km road would be blacktopped within next four years.

He shared the information that the government had forwarded activities to operate electric rail service after constructing east-west railway within coming five years.

Minister Mahaseth further said that the government had been talking with donor countries for financial assistance to operate electric rail service.

Ncell, Axiata must pay Rs 38 billion tax: Supreme Court Reporter
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Dr Bhattarai stresses on democratising parties Reporter
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