Maintenance of broken and crumbled roads will be carried out to ease travel and transport in the times of festival.
A meeting headed by Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management Mohammad Istiaq Rai and attended by transport entrepreneurs decided to issue directive to Department of Roads for timely maintenance of roads in view of the upcoming national festivals.
General-secretary of Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Deknath Gautam infomred that a decision was made to issue directive to Department of Roads to immediately repair the broken roads and highway considering the increasing movement of the passengers on the occasion of festivals, including Dashain, Tihar and Chhath.
The meeting also decided that Department of Transport Management will study, discuss and consult on the 21-point demands of the Federation and present report with its response to the Ministry.
Ministry Secretary Gopal Prasad Sigdel, director-general of the DoTM Tokraj Pandey, joint-secretaries of the ministry, Federation chairperson Bijaya Bahadur Swar, vice-chairperson Rabi Rimal, general-secretary Gautam and deputy general-secretary Rajan Rokka were among others attending the meeting.