Kathmandu, July 9: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has said issues relating to the pesticide residue test on vegetables and fruits to be imported from India will be implemented with further preparations, saying government is serious about the matter concerning public health and the citizen’s rights.
Talking to media persons following the meeting of Council of Ministers at the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at Singha Durbar today, the Government Spokesperson said efforts are focused in increasing the country’s technical efficiency and agricultural production. He further said the government will not be influenced by external sides and is serious in the interest of the nation.
He clarified that the issue of public health is not only limited to trade aspect, but it is the issue to do with the right to hygienic food of citizens of both countries. He further added that although the meeting dwelt upon several issues, no such significant decision was taken and they will unveiled through a regular press meet. (RSS)