Gandaki Province to provide free treatment to COVID-19 patients
Kathmandu - The Gandaki Province government is to continue treating the coronavirus infected persons free of cost. A meeting of the province government on Wednesday decided to continue with the free health treatment and management process that was in place before this.
In the context of the various comments and reactions expressed in the various social media regarding the health treatment and management, the province government has urged the citizens of the province not to believe the topics that have come in social media. Province government's Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development and Spokesperson, Ram Sharan Basnet said the meeting also decided to deposit the Dashain festival allowance of all the ministers including the chief minister in in the Gandaki Province Government Covid Prevention and Control Fund.
Their one month's salary was also deposited in the Fund in the past. The province government has also urged the citizens to observe the festivals as Dashain, Deepawali, Nepal Sambat and Chhath among others by abiding by the public health protocols. Similarly, all the members of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Gandaki State Assembly parliamentary party are depositing their Dashain festival allowance in the Fund, parliamentary party leader and Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung said. There are 40 members of NCP in the State Assembly.