China pledges rebuilding aid

- RSS, Kathmandu

Mar 16, 2018-

The Chinese government has agreed to extend the assistance to Nepal for the projects on post-disaster recovery for Tatopani border point, the hospital recovery in Sindhupalchok and reconstruction of Jiri Secondary School.

An agreement to this end was signed and exchanged at the Ministry of Finance on Thursday, the ministry said in a statement. The Chinese government has pledged to provide Rs 48 billion grants for the project. Finance Secretary Shankar Prasad Adhikari and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong signed the agreements on behalf of the government of Nepal and the Chinese government respectively.

For the resumption of the Tatopati border point, the budget would be used for renovation of building and establishment of protection measures, so that trade clearance capabilities would be improved. Similarly, under hospital recovery project, a middle sized hospital equipped with necessary facilities having 39 beds would be constructed in Sindhupal-chok. School reconstruction is aimed at recovering and improving school facilities and functions.

Published: 16-03-2018 11:30

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