NTUC Contribution to the PM Relief Fund
Published Date: 2015-07-26 13:55:45
NTUC handed rupees three Lack eighty two thousand seven hundred and sixty two to the Prime Minister Natural Disaster Relief Fund meant for the victims affected by devastating earthquake of April 25. NTUC President, Khila Nath Dahal, handed the cheque of Nepali Rupees 3,80,762.00 to the Rt. Honorable Prime Minister Sushil Koirala at latter’s official residence in Baluwatar. At the event, past president of NTUC as well as General-Secretary of SARTUC, Mr. Laxman Basnet, General-Secretary of NTUC and other NTUC leaders were present as well. Mr. Dahal emphasized the role of the government’s mechanism to reach the needy and also highlighted the role that the workers would play in the re-building of nation. He also stated that the workers within and outside the country would be able to directly facilitate the reconstruction process if there was a mechanism, like social security, where workers’ funds would guarantee a steady flow of fund. Prime Minister Koirala, in response, acknowledged and expressed gratitude for the contribution made by the workers, and he also made commitment to expedite process for ensuring social security of workers.