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Donors’ meet a success: PM
Jun 26, 2015-
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction (ICNR) on Thursday was a success.
Koirala made such remark talking to people who reached his official residence in Baluwatar on Friday morning to hand over donations to the PM Disaster Relief Fund.
The Prime Minister said the conference was held amidst certain qualms regarding the level of participation turned out to be very successful.
Stating that the conference saw participation at the highest level from various countries and donor agencies, he said the participants assisted in making the country’s development endeavours meaningful promising to extend whatever support they could.
Koirala also said the pledge for assistance made in the conference was good and that the reconstruction work will start right after the rainy season. He said houses should be made quake-resistant and that new settlements should be set up at safe locations with access to road, drainage, water, electricity, telephone and other facilities.
“We have faced a formidable challenge; now, the construction of a new, developed and prosperous Nepal will begin,” he said.
Koirala also said the constitution writing has entered a new phase and the new statute will be promulgated soon. “Now there will be peace, stability and development,” he added.
Published: 27-06-2015 08:12