Thursday, 18 July, 2024

Discussion held on election security strategy


Kathmandu, Dec. 27: The government has started the discussion with office-bearers of stakeholder agencies regarding the election to the post of member of the National Assembly and security arrangements and resources required for upcoming local-level elections.

Suggestions were gathered about security strategy and logistics management in a joint meeting among various ministers and secretaries and representatives of security bodies. The meeting today was held under the chair of Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand.

The discussion was held over various issues of security concern for free, fair and peaceful election as well as assessment of resources required for election security and its management in the meeting.

Secretaries at the Ministry of Finance, Defence, Foreign Affairs and General Administration and representatives of all security bodies were present in the meeting.

Home Ministry Spokesperson, Pradeep Koirala, said that different proposals were presented in the meeting and a decision was taken to move ahead by holding discussion again on formulating a plan on the basis of suggestions, calculating the resources and its management.