SURKHET — The Karnali provincial government has endorsed a budget of Rs 3.9 million for the inaugural program of the Rara Karnali Tourism Year 2075.
The fourth meeting of the cabinet held in Birendranagar allocated the amount for management and technical preparations for the event.
Likewise, the meeting also finalized the agenda of the cabinet meeting to be held at the Rara lake premises in the special presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, according to the government spokesperson Bimala KC.
It was also decided to request for necessary changes to the schedule of the Prime Minister that was received from the Office of the Prime Minister considering the weather condition.Follow @gorkhapost
Bandipur to have cable car transportation
TANAHU — A cable car way is to be constructed in the historical town of Bandipur in Tanahu district.
The cable car will be available for travel from Thuldhunga to Baral chowk, spreading over 1.6 kilometers.
RKB real estate and constructions limited and Tara Prasad Updhaya are jointly investing in the project that is estimated to cost around Rs. 560 million.
A Detail Project Report has already been completed, along with purchasing of the land, environmental assessment and right to use the forest area, according to Updhyaya.
Chief Minister of Province no. 4 Prithivi Subba Gurung is scheduled to lay foundation stone of the cable car on July 20.
The cable car, upon completion, will be an added attraction for tourists visiting Bandipur. The old tourist town has been receiving around a hundred foreign tourists every day, according to President of Bandipur Tourism Development Committee Baisha Gurung.Follow @gorkhapost