Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli bought 10,000 points share of the Trishuli III ‘B’ hydropower project as part of the launch of ‘people’s hydroelectricity programme’.
PM Oli applied for the share at a programme organized by the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation at his residence, Baluwatar, this morning.
Similarly, his spouse Radhika Shakya and Energy Minister Barshaman Pun applied for 10,000 points of share each, while former Speaker Onsari Gharti applied for 2,000 points.
In the initial phase, for the share under this project, only 10 percent amount suffices. One can buy the share till March 25.
The programme named ‘Nepalko Pani, Janatako Lagani: Harek Nepali Bidyutko Sheyardhani (Nepal’s Water, People’s Investment: Every Nepali’s Share on Electricity) was officially launched on February 13 this year.
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.