Print Edition - 2015-05-22  |  Earthquake Relief

NTB provides Rs 50m for PM’s relief fund

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu
NTB provides Rs 50m for PM’s relief fund

May 21, 2015-

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has contributed Rs 50 million to the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. A cheque stating the mentioned amount was handed to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala during a programme organised on May 20.

NTB chairperson and Tourism Secretary Suresh Man Shrestha had handed the cheque to the Prime Minister.

The board has also decided to set up a fund worth Rs100 million as seed money for renovation and reconstruction of heritage sites destroyed by the earthquake. The proposed fund will be utilised for developing tourism infrastructure as well.  The board said that it will appeal international development partners, donors and national and international organisations to donate for the cause.  

 

Published: 22-05-2015 08:04

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