Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called on an expert group to discuss the lockdown and its impact. Twenty-five experts from the health, finance and social sectors have been called to Baluwatar for the discussion at 4 pm today.
Press Advisor to the Prime Minister Surya Thapa informed that discussions are underway with experts in various fields about the lockdown.
‘Lockdown is not the only modality. Its impact is being discussed. While addressing in the name of the nation, the Prime Minister had talked about holding a consultation with an expert group. That is the beginning, ‘said Thapa.
In the discussion, Swarnim Wagle, Dr. Bhagwan Koirala, Dr. A group including Lochan Karki has been called. The government is preparing to change the lockdown modality. The Council of Ministers has given the responsibility of modality to the COVID-19 High Level Coordinating Committee.
The high-level committee had discussions with industrialists and people from the social sector on Tuesday. – The industrialists had suggested to make the life of the people comfortable by separating the areas. Last time, it has been added to Lakdaun till May 12. Before that, the government is ready to change the modalities. But protests have already begun at the grassroots level, saying the government has not found any other alternative but to add wood.