Passport renewal fee to be reduced: PM

Posted on: January 15, 2017 | views: 536

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said the experience and the capital earned by Nepalis working abroad is the foundation for the country's development.

PM Dahal, who is in the United Arab Emirates in connection with participating in the '10th World Future Energy Summit', said this while speaking in an interaction organised by the Nepali Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

The PM reiterated that the government is aware that the earning made by the Nepali workers through hard labour abroad should be properly utilised.

The Prime Minister stated that the government has emphasised on constitution implementation on political level and on infrastructure construction and prosperity at the economic level, the PM's private secretariat stated.

PM Dahal also expressed the government's commitment to constitution implementation by forging national consensus.

On the Energy Summit, the Prime Minister said, we have tried to channelize the capital that has been generated from foreign employment towards development projects.

He said he has been monitoring the development projects keeping the development works at the centre.

Stating that the government has been working on important issues as blood money and reducing the passport renewal fees, among others, PM Dahal said the government is vigorously engaged in addressing the problems of the Nepalis who are working and living abroad through diplomatic and political manner, according to the PM's secretariat.