Govt dismisses NRA chief Sushil Gyawali
The government on Thursday dismissed the Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority Sushil Gyawali after finding his clarification unsatisfactory.
The cabinet meeting on Thursday made such decision.
Showing dissatisfaction with his performance in the post-quake reconstruction drive, the government on December 29 had given him a week to furnish clarification.
However, Gyawali, in his clarification submitted on Wednesday, argued of working in an orderly manner and also said that post-quake reconstruction drive failed to pick up its pace due to non cooperation from concerned stake holders and other bodies.
Talking to Setopati, Gyawali said, "I will put my issue after receiving official letter."
Article 11 of Act made to provide for Reconstruction of the Earthquake Affected Structures, 2072, has privileged the government to discharge the chief of the Authority if his work is found to be unsatisfactory.
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