A fleet of 17 new high-tech, low-emission buses to help reduce congestion and pollution in the capital city of Kathmandu has been rolled out as part of a project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada has underscored the need of more cooperation from various sectors for Nepal's graduation to a developed country status from the least-developed country status by 2022.
Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has stated that the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the construction of a tunnel in Koteshwor would be prepared within a year in view of reducing traffic congestion in one of the busiest thoroughfares of the Capital City- Koteshwor.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has asserted that the construction of Pokhara Airport will not be halted in any manner.
The work of blacktop of the much-hyped Narayanghat-Muglin road section was completed. Information Officer of Narayanghat-Muglin Road Project, Engineer Shiva Khanal, said that the first phase of the blacktop of 33.2 kilometres road was completed last midnight.
Faris Hadad-Zervos, the World Bank’s new Country Manager for Nepal, arrived in Kathmandu today to take up his position. Hadad-Zervos, an American national, joined the Bank in 2001 in the Middle East and North Africa Region.
Vehicular movement along the Pokhara-Baglung road section has been closed for six hours effective from Saturday to expedite road expansion project.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) private sector operations over the past year reached $2.3 billion, growing the bank’s overall portfolio of private sector operations by 17 per cent to $10.9 billion, according to ADB Private Sector Operations Department’s (PSOD) Development Effectiveness Report 2017.
The National Youth Council (NYC) has planned to develop 'one model village in every province' this year. According to Council vice chair Madhab Dhungel, a model village will be developed in all seven provinces.
Beni-Jomsom road will see a total of eight-hour closure a day from tomorrow (Friday) to accelerate the upgrading task, said the District Administration Office (DAO).
Over 300,000 earthquake survivors included in the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)'s list of beneficiaries have been certified for drawing the second installment under the private housing grant.
Babiyachaur, Myagdi, Feb 28 (RSS): A businessman has commissioned the construction of a pilgrims' guest house at Galeshwardham, the famous pilgrimage site at Beni Municipality-9 in Myagdi district.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday inaugurated Chameliya Hydropower project. One of the national pride projects based at Balach, Shailya Shikhar Municipality-1 of Darchula district took almost 11 years to complete.