The task of replacing the rope bridges locally known as tuin by suspension bridges has reached the final stage.
As many as 24 rope bridges were replaced so far as 171 such bridges were included in the programmne for the replacement in various districts, said Department of Local Infrastructure Development and Agriculture Roads (DOLIDAR).
Director General at the Department, Ram Krishna Sapkota shared that the remaining rope bridges will be replaced by the end of July.
The government has highly prioritized to replace such rope bridges and the result is satisfactory, Sapkota added.
President Bhandari calls on parties to form majority government within seven days
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called on political parties representing in the Legislature-Parliament to go with a process of forming a majority government.
The President has, in accordance with Article 298(3) of the Nepal's Constitution, urged political parties to complete the election of a new prime minister on a majority basis within the next seven days beginning from today.
In a communique today, the Office of the President stated that the Head-of-the-State has urged political parties to elect a new Prime Minister on a majority basis within the next seven days and form the Council of Ministers under his or her chairpersonship.
The President urged the political parties to start the majority process for the formation of the government today as the election of the Prime Minister as per the political consensus could not materialize utill last night.