In our poll last week, we asked our followers on Facebook who they trust to be the first responders in actively delivering essential goods and services during the Covid-19 outbreak in Nepal. Amongst the total of 123 votes, 57 per cent trusted the private entrepreneurs, while 43 per cent voted for the government. In a week since the poll went live, Nepal has officially announced lockdown in a bid to contain a potential outbreak of the disease.
Members of the House of Representatives, from both the ruling and opposition parties, have started lobbying for an increase in Local Infrastructure Development Partnership Program (LIDPP). Continue reading