The government has decided to build three under-construction cricket stadiums as the national pride projects. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on November 10 took this decision, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma said on Friday at a news conference at the Ministry.
As decided by the cabinet meeting, the Biratnagar Cricket Stadium, Mulpani Cricket Stadium and Bharatpur Cricket Stadium shall be developed as the national pride projects now.
Likewise, the cabinet meeting has directed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation for the implementation of the recommendations submitted by an expert panel on construction of an international standard airport.
Minister Sharma said that the cabinet also decided to provide salary of a month of the Prime Minister and ministers for the rescue and relief operation in the earthquake affected communities in Jajarkot and Rukum Paschim districts.
Similarly, Chief Secretary of Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of Sudurpaschim Province Narayan Prasad Sharma has been transferred to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies while Dr Hari Prasad Lamsal has been posted as the Chief Secretary of Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of Sudurpaschim Province.