‘Lumbini master plan in two and half years’
Apr 29, 2018-Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has assured that the master plan of Lumbini would be ready within two and a half years. Inaugurating the International Buddhist Conference in Lumbini on Saturday, he said Lumbini has become the hub for international community to carry out research and study on Buddhism.
“The master plan of Lumbini would be finalised within two and a half years. A concept of Greater Lumbini has been put forth which also has the plan to connect Tilaurakot, Devdaha, Ramgram and Lumbini with road network”, Minister Adhikari added.
He further noted that the International Buddhist Conference would promote religious tourism and also contribute to exploration and expansion of international relations.
“Along with Greater Lumbini, a feasibility study of monorail is also being undertaken,” he shared. On the occasion, Coordinator of International Buddhist Conference and Buddha Jayanti Management Committee and Vice-chancellor of Lumbini University Dr Naresh Man Bajracharya said the conference would attempt to cover all subjects related to Buddha. (RSs)
Published: 29-04-2018 07:21