Saptari has been declared an Open Defecation Free and fully-immunized district after certification from all 18 local levels.
The declaration was made at a program organized in the district headquarters, Rajbiraj, on Thursday.
Province 2 Minister for Physical Planning and Infrastructure Development Jeetendra Sonal declared Saptari an ODF and fully immunized district.
With this, Saptari has become the second district of Province-2 and 49th district of the entire country with the status of ODF and full immunization.
As the chief guest, Sonal expressed his confidence that the declaration would further contribute to the development and tourism promotion in Saptari.