Four lakhs houses reconstructed after the 2015 earthquake in Nepal
KATHMANDU: A total of 400,595 houses damaged in the 2015 earthquake have been rebuilt, while another 228,885 are under-construction. Accordingly, 52 per cent of the reconstruction has been completed and 30 per cent is under-completion.
Sharing this information at the meeting of the National Assembly Sustainable Development and Good Governance Committee today, Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority Sushil Gyawali said 767,248 beneficiaries have signed the private home reconstruction agreement. Of them, 99 per cent have taken the first installment of housing grant while 76 have taken the second and 57 the third installment.
The government has been providing a total of Rs. 300,000 as housing grant in three installments.
Nepal’s Chief of the Army Staff leaving for week-long visit to China on June 16
KATHMANDU: Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) Purnachandra Thapa is going to China on June 16 at the formal invitation of the People’s Liberation Army of China.
Nepal Army spokesperson Bigyan Dev Pandey confirmed that the army chief would embark on a visit from June 16 to June 22.
During the visit to northern neighbour, CoAS Thapa is scheduled to hold meeting with his Chinese counterpart and discuss matters of mutual interests.
Published Date: Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | 08:19 AM