Bajhang earthquake: PM instructs for prompt rescue, relief

Kathmandu, Oct 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has directed the authorities concerned to ensure prompt rescue and relief efforts targeting those affected by the earthquake that occurred in Bajhang and its adjoining areas on Tuesday.

In his address to the 12th session of the National Council for Disaster Risk Mitigation and Management today, the Prime Minister urged for coordinated efforts for the effective management of post-quake situation.

He also thanked all who have so far engaged in the post-disaster rescue and relief operations.

The Prime Minister also insisted on the unified and collaborative approach among the three-tier government, civil society, political parties and the community to resist consequences of natural disasters.

He pledged to leave no stone unturned from the government side in relief, rescue, treatment, rehabilitation and rebuilding endevours.