Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Raghubir Mahaseth, has said the government would operate electric rail service and ship in the country.
Inaugurating the bridge constructed at Kamala rivulet of Dudhauli municipality in Sindhuli on Wednesday, Minister Mahaseth said around 6,000 to 8,000 km road would be blacktopped within next four years.
He shared the information that the government had forwarded activities to operate electric rail service after constructing east-west railway within coming five years.
Minister Mahaseth further said that the government had been talking with donor countries for financial assistance to operate electric rail service.
Three of the five people, who died after a passenger bus heading towards Kathmandu from Kakarvitta of Jhapa met with an accident and fell into the Trishuli river this morning, have been identified. Of them four died on the spot while one died on the way to hospital, police said.