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Jhapa: General Secretary of Nepali Congress, Bishwa Prakash Sharma, has said the togetherness of the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML was necessary for a stable government.

Sharma further stated that frequent changes in government caused instability in the country, which prodded the two big parties to come together. 

As per the two-party agreement, UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli will lead the government first.

“NC supports the UML-led government,” he said, saying they were hopeful that the new government would avert crisis.

According to him, coordination among three tiers of government is essential for advancing development works at a local level.

The people’s representatives elected from different parties should work with the spirit of a common representative- of all locals, Sharma reminded. 

Meanwhile, the NC leader laid a foundation stone for an overhead tank at Sirjana Chowk of Mechinagar, Jhapa. 

The tank is being constructed for the drinking water project targeted for Kakadbhitta, Dhulabari, Charali, and Bahundangi areas of the district.

The estimated construction cost is Rs 104 million, according to Rohit Kumar Budhathoki, Chairman of Kakadbhitta Drinking Water Consumers and Sanitation Association.     

The Association will bear Rs 13 million for the project, while the federal government to provide Rs 11 million.

The NC General Secretary also laid a foundation stone for a suspension bridge over the Timai stream of Buddhashanti Rural Municipality.