Indian envoy Puri inaugurates bridge in Jomsom

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Nov 6, 2017-

Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated the RCC Bridge over Kaligandaki River at Jomsom in Mustang district on Sunday.

According to the Indian Embassy, the government of India has extended Rs40.45 million in financial assistance for the project under the Small Development Programme Scheme as part of India-Nepal Economic Cooperation Programme.

Before construction of the RCC Bridge, the suspension bridge built on the river Kaligandaki could not be used for motor transport. 

People had to alight from the vehicle and took another vehicle from across the river to reach their destination, the statement said. (PR)

Published: 06-11-2017 08:28

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