Kathmandu, Nov 16,2014: The Central Monitoring and Evaluation Committee has issued directives to all the bodies concerned for working in a coordinated way for making the upcoming 18th SAARC Summit successful.
The 34th meeting of the Committee chaired by the Chief Secretary Leelamani Poudyal that convened at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Singha Durbar, today, issued this directive, according to Shanta Raj Subedi, a Secretary at the PMO.
In the meeting, the Chief Secretary drew the attention of the Ministries concerned and the bodies under them to identify the alternative routes required for managing the cavalcade of the VVIPs attending the SAARC Summit and to carry out their repair and maintenance works as well as special cleaning.
Similarly, the meeting decided to form a committee Â under the convenorship of the Secretary at the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare to hold talks at the earliest possible regarding addressing the demands raised by the senior citizens. The Joint Secretaries at the Ministries of Finance, Federal Affairs and Local Development, Physical Infrastructure and Transport and Health and Population are the members on the committee.
The meeting also directed the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment to make arrangements for providing uninterrupted information on weather, keeping the Hydrology and Weather Centre running for 24 hours and to prepare and implement the long-term and immediate action plan for making the weather forecasting more reliable and credible.