The Jomsom-Korola road of Mustang under the Kaligandaki Corridor Road Project is to be closed for three days. The road is being shut for three days starting November 21 in order to expand the road section from Samar to the Jho river. A decision to this end was taken by a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief District Officer Bed Prasad Aryal. Explosives will be used to expand the road, and hence it is being closed for traffic, the Project office said.
The construction of the Falebas-Armadi road section along the Kaligandaki Corridor – which is considered a lifeline of the district has been in limbo for long. If things went as planned, the track of the road should have been opened two years ago. With this, the task of blacktopping is also likely to get prolonged. The Surya Construction Company which took the responsibility for the construction has left these works in the lurch.
The foundation stone laying ceremony for Nepal’s first tunnel -Nagdhunga Tunnel Construction Project was held today amidst an official ceremony in the eastern portal of the tunnel way located in Chandragiri Municipality.
Key agreement and memorandum of understanding regarding physical infrastructure making positive impact on country's economic development would be signed during Chinese president Xi Jinping's state visit to Nepal.
Finland and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have pledged to assist socio-economic development of Nepal. The commitments were made by the ministers of Finland and UAE.in separate meetings with Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who is here to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. pal.
Kashtamandap has seen fifty percent of its reconstruction progress. It is noted that reconstruction will be completed in time if the works are carried out as planned. Rajesh Shakya, chairperson of Kashtamandap shared that under the reconstruction the four main wooden pillars have been erected and wall-rising between the pillars has also completed.
For Nepal, it is the right time to mobilize private sector solutions to close the infrastructure gap on the path to achieving the country’s growth aspirations, says the World Bank Group’s Nepal Infrastructure Sector Assessment report launched, on the sidelines of the Nepal Infrastructure Summit-2019.
A team of experts from the Government of Nepal, development partners, and Japan’s energy sector will be meeting in Kathmandu to promote resilient infrastructure in Nepal in the context of the country’s vulnerabilities to natural disasters. The workshop on Enhancing Climate/disaster-resilient Renewable Energy Distributed Power System in Nepal is being organized on 10-11 September by the World Bank in partnership with the Government of Nepal and Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) while benefiting from Japanese expertise in the area.
Overall operations of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Nepal has improved as of 31 July 2019, compared with the same period last year, on the back of continued contribution to the country’s earthquake reconstruction efforts and a number of ongoing energy projects said ADB Country Director for Nepal Mr. Mukhtor Khamudkhanov.
Nepal-India friendship bus service is to be operated from Nepalgunj to Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Bheri Yatayat Pvt Ltd, which has got the authorization from the government, will operate the bus service September 8. Bheri Yatayat has reached an agreement with the Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation of India for this. Chair of Bheri Yatayat Pvt Ltd, Rajendra Giri said the Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation and Bheri Yatayat would operate a bus each from Nepalgunj and Lucknow.
Overall operation of the Asian Development Bank in Nepal has improved as of 31 July, 2019, compared with the same period last year on the back of continued contribution to the country's earthquake reconstruction efforts and to a number of ongoing energy projects, said ADB Country Director for Nepal, Mukhtor Khamudhanov.
Three newly built bridges along the Narayangadh-Muglin road have been brought into operation. Construction of bridges over Mauri, Khanikhola, and Dasdhunga rivers has been over, said engineer Rohit Kumar Bisural, chief of the road project, adding that setting up signposts, painting, and work of security measures remained incomplete. It would take sometimes to inaugurate the bridges, he said.
The 9.9 megawatt Iwakhola hydro power project is to be integrated with the national transmission line next week. According to Kubermani Nepal, director of Rairang Hydro Power Company Limited, the project has undergone the test of power generation in an internal manner.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the Accelerator Lab to help Nepal identify, test and scale innovative solutions to emerging development challenges facing the country and the world today. The Nepal lab will be part of a network of 60 Accelerator Labs across the world, making it world’s largest and fastest learning network around development challenges.