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Energy Minister Bhusal vows power supply in Mardi trekking route 



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Pokhara, March 29 : Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said the government was committed to ensure power supply to the tourism sector which she said is a key basis for the nation's prosperity.    

During a meeting with the tourism entrepreneurs from Mardi trekking route on Monday evening in Pokhara, Minister Bhusal pledged electrification in the Mardi trekking route adding that it was in the government's priority list.    

She also said the government was making plans for power consumption within the country. "Our first priority is increasing power consumption within the country instead of power export. For this, the government is planning to ensure power of the national grid system," according to Minister Bhusal.