Bagmati CM for collective efforts to combat COVID-19
Kathmandu - Bagmati State Chief Minister Dormani Poudel has spoken the need of combined efforts to prevent the potential risk of coronavirus (COVID-19). ''The state government continues a campaign against the virus. Further cooperation and support from people, business community, banks and financial institutions have been realised in this campaign,'' he said while receiving assistance amount for the Coronavirus Prevention, Control and Treatment Fund set up by the state government amidst a programme at his official residence today. On the occasion, he thanked all those contributing to the Fund.
Two million rupees were collected in the Fund on Monday and Tuesday. The Gorkha Lahari Pvt Ltd has contributed Rs one million and the Citizens Bank International Ltd Rs 700 thousand to the Fund. Hetauda Water Supply Management Board today handed a cheque of Rs 319 thousand for the Fund. The Gorkha Lahari has alos provided Rs 100 thousand to the District Coordination Committee's fund. The state government has announced that there would be no shortage in the essential supplies during lockdown in the state. 'Help desk 'has been operated at the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Forest and District Cottage and Small Industries Office for smooth supplies.