Cabinet decides to build 41 buildings for official residences in Bhainsepati

- Sanjeeb Phuyal, Kathmandu

Dec 6, 2018-

The government has decided to relocate the ministerial quarters from Harihar Bhawan, Pulchok, to 149 ropanis of land acquired in Sainbu Bhaisepati, Lalitpur, for building official residences for Members of Parliament (MPs).

The Cabinet meeting on Thursday decided to build 10 State Guest Houses in the compound of the current ministerial quarters in Phulchowk. If the land is insufficient, the government land nearby, that currently houses the National Library, would be used for the purpose.

According to a statement issued by the Minister for Information and Communications Gokul Banskota, the government has decided to build 27 residential and 14 office buildings in Bhaisepati, for the National Assembly chairperson, the vice chairperson, and the House deputy Speaker and ministers.

After the 14 official buildings are constructed, they would be used as offices and residences for province chief, and chief ministers.

The government said it would delegate to the Ministry of Urban Development the responsibility to build a landfill site plus the necessary infrastructure, and a 15-meter tall dam in Bancharedanda, Nuwakot district, to dispose the garbage collected from Kathmandu Valley.

Minister Banskota also said the government has decided to turn the residence of great Nepali poet Laxmi Prasad Devkota into museum.

Published: 06-12-2018 18:08

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