KATHMANDU: Minister for Environment Dr. Keshav Man Shakya has called for effective policies to protect natural heritages, wild life and plants.
At an interaction on Seti River floods, and precautions to be taken to protect from it' organised by the Nepal Federation of Environment Journalists (NEFEJ), he said the Nepali media has a key role to play in stopping forest clearance and destruction of Chure region. He informed that the government will take necessary measures to stop deepening of Seti river and floods.
Environment Secretary Krishna Gyawali said they have been giving continuity to cleaning up rivers and riverbanks of Kathmandu valley.
NEFEJ Chairman Laxman Upreti urged the stakeholders to clean up environment for keeping healthy and called on the state to invest in environment.
In the interaction, discussion was held on the monitoring report of the recent Seti river floods in Kaski district.