Economic prosperity begins from Dailekh: Minister Bhandari

Dailekh- Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply, Damodar Bhandari, has said Dailekh district would pave a way for economic prosperity. Inaugurating the final drilling as part of the petroleum exploration at Jaljale of Bhairabi rural municipality in Dailekh district on Sunday, Minister Bhandari hoped the final exploration will be successful, which would usher country into economic prosperity. He inaugurated the drilling works by placing the national flags of Nepal and China. "Government is for finalizing the significant projects in order to realize the national ambition of happy Nepali-prosperous Nepal," Bhandari shared.

On the occasion, Director General at Department of Mines and Geology, Ram Prasad Ghimire, also said if the exploration results in a positive note, it would certainly make Dailekh an economic hub of Nepal. "The exploration of petroleum here has been known to the world. All Nepalis have been happy over the progress so far," he informed. Minister Bhandari, Director General Ghimire, and Member of the House of Representatives inspected the exploration site. The Department informed that the works for final drilling were intensified after the 150 trucks reached exploration materials at Jaljale from Nepalgunj. The final exploration will conclude in six months. With this, it would be determined how much petroleum and gas is available here.

If the examination indicates the natural assets as usable, it would be followed with measures for processing. The exploration has been continued at the grant of Rs 2.50 billion provided by the Chinese government as per government to government agreement reached in 2075BS.

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