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Road repairing in Kathmandu gains momentum

29 December 2019  

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KATHMANDU: Works to fix potholes in the Kathmandu Valley’s major roads have gained momentum.

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Basanta Kumar Nembang had earlier directed the Department of Roads to restore the damaged roads at the earliest.

Since then, Minister Nembang has been making on-site monitoring of the roads in Kathmandu.

In course of his regular schedule, Minister Nembang had carried out a field inspection in the Kalanki-Nagdhunga road section on Saturday.

During the inspection, he instructed the authorities concerned to fix the potholes, and keeping the traffic operational.

Lawmaker Krishna Gopal Shrestha from Kathmandu constituency-9 and Prime Minister’s Development Management expert Gajendra Thapaliya had accompanied Minister Nembang.

According to the Division Road Office in Kathmandu, works have been expedited at New Baneshwor, Tinkune, Old Baneshwor, Naxal Bhagawati, Thapathali, and Kapan areas.

Spokesperson at the Department of Roads Shivahari Sapkota said that more budget than that of previous year has been allocated for the maintenance of roads in the current fiscal year.

He informed that around 70 percent of the budget will be spent for the restoration of national highways and 30 percent in the local roadways.

Publish Date : 29 December 2019 19:46 PM

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