Gyawali sacked, Govinda Pokharel picked as new NRA chief

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The government today dismissed the Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority Sushil Gyawali.

The cabinet meeting made the decision to sack Gyawali.

According to Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Bahadur Karki, the government has decided to appoint former vice-chairman of National Planning Commission Govinda Pokharel to the post of Authority's CEO.

The erstwhile government led by the CPN (UML) had picked Gyawali as the chief of the government body formed to carry out the post-earthquake reconstruction works.

The previous Cabinet meeting had sought clarifications from Gyawali for the lack of noticeable progress in the reconstruction works.


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