CHITWAN — Bharatpur Metropolitan City has announced that it would provide a land plot to the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation for developing it into a cricket pitch.
Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Renu Dahal, announced this in a news conference here today.
“Bharatpur metropolis is an area with all types of possibilities. I invite you to come to Chitwan for cricket and the Bharatpur Metropolitan City will provide whatever support it can,” she said.
The Foundation was looking for land plots in various places of Province-3 for construction of cricket stadium, one of its dream projects.
Mayor Dahal said the metropolis was ready to provide the ground located at the metropolis’ ward number 20 for the construction of cricket stadium.
A sports stadium is under construction at this site. She was of the view that the area at the Chitwan stadium could be expanded a piece of its land allocated for constructing a cricket stadium.
She said the metropolis is also ready to provide the required financial and material support for this purpose, adding that a letter would be sent to the Foundation after getting the proposal to provide the land plot endorsed by the metropolis’ board today alone.
The Bharatpur Metropolitan City has said that it has allotted Rs 10 million for this purpose.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.