Federalism implementation in priority, says Prime Minister Dahal

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Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said implementation of federalism is the government’s top priority. 

In the meeting of the National Concern and Coordination Committee of the National Assembly on Wednesday, Prime Minister Dahal mentioned that the meeting of the National Coordination Council, which had not taken place for the past four years, was held twice this year and made various decisions regarding the enforcement of federalism. 

He also clarified that directives related to operation of projects in national parks and reserve areas were brought into implementation after its passage and a bill relating to use of riverbed materials for its easy supply is under consideration in the parliament. 

The Prime Minister stressed that the government was trying to accelerate activities of Kathmandu-Tarai fast track, Budhigandaki hydropower project, postal highway, Jaynagar-Janakpur-Kurtha-Bhagaha railway, Sunkoshi Marin diversion.