Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa comes down heavily on govt
KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress chief Gagan Thapa has requested the Government of Nepal to offer a breakdown of the bills incurred for the federal government’s response to coronavirus outbreak.
Speaking on the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Thapa stated the House should be apprised in short, level to level, of the overall spending amounting to Rs 10 billion that has been used up below the covid-19 disaster administration heading.
Coming down closely on the federal government, the MP from the opposition celebration alleged the federal government for indulging in irregularities at a time of disaster of such magnitude. “Five PCR take a look at machines and 25,000 kits have been purchased and the governement says Rs 10 billion has been spent. We have to know the way the cash was spent!”
“Deputy Prime Minister and convenor of the High-Level Coordination Committee to Prevent and Control Covid-19 Ishwar Pokhrel or the Prime Minister himself ought to present solutions to the questions which might be being raised concerning the spendings,” Thapa demanded.
Thapa even criticised the Prime Minister for making use of his know-it-all method to every little thing.
The lawmaker, on the assembly, additionally questioned the federal government’s intentions behind persisting for Rapid Diagnostic Tests, its failures to broaden PCR assessments, its inefficiency in managing the quarantine centres and its remedy of Nepalis returning through the Indian border.
Map modification apart, resolve to take away overseas military from Nepali soil
Lawmaker Thapa, participating in deliberation over coat-of-arms modification invoice, stated that the federal government should resolve to return overseas troopers from Nepal’s territory.
“I thank the federal government issuing a brand new political map, nevertheless, make a decision to take away overseas military from our land. We will prolong our full help to the federal government like we did whereas issuing the map,” stated Thapa.
“Act additionally as a substitute of simply speaking. The want of the hour is braveness and restraint, not over-excitement and impulse,” stated Thapa, whereas urging the federal government to be accountable to the Parliament.