GORKHA — President Bidya Devi Bhandari has laid the foundation stone for the development of quake Commemoration Park at Barpak in the district.
Barpak is the epicenter of the last year’s devastating earthquake that caused huge casualties and damage of physical property in the country.
The park is being constructed in memory of the persons killed in the Gorkha Quake last year. The park will be constructed at an area covering Barpak ward no. 4 and 5.
President Bhandari also laid the foundation stone for the construction of a house of quake survivor Gopal BK.
After laying the foundation stone, President Bhandari released the name list and details of the quake survivors receiving grants from the government side.
President Bhandari also attended a programme held in the premises of the Himalayan Higher Secondary School. After inspecting Barpak area for around 45 minutes, President Bhandari left for Laprak, said Superintendent of Police Janakraj Pandey.
The Non Residential Nepalese (NRN) is to support the reconstruction projects in Laprak.
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”.