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Assistance of Rs. 400 billion announced for Nepal’s reconstruction

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Assistance of Rs. 400 billion announced for Nepal's reconstruction
Assistance of Rs. 400 billion announced for Nepal's reconstruction

Kathmandu, 25 June, 2015 :  Assistance of Rs 400 billion for Nepal’s reconstruction aftermath of the massive earthquake has been announced so far by the multilateral and bilateral donor agencies attending the ongoing International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction.

National Planning Commission’s Vice Chairman Prof Dr Govindaraj Pokharel told the National News Agency (RSS) that the announcement came with the commitment including on technical supports for the reconstruction from the development partners.

The supports announced by the development partners were much more than Nepal had expected,Vice-Chairman Pokharel said. He focused on the need for a special focus on the challenges of implementation on reconstruction in the coming days.

Chief Secretary Leelamani Poudyal hailed the conference as a success, after the end of the business session. He stressed on giving special focus on proper use of the support in the coming days.

Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat said that the government officials called on the donors for attention towards the reconstruction efforts underway in the country.

During the session, NPC Vice-Chairman Pokharel presented a Post Disaster Need Assessment (PDNA) report during the session.

Participants of the mobilization of resources, the post-quake scenario and the implementation process were appraised by the Finance Secretary Suman Sharma

The technical session has kicked off with the chairmanship of former Vice-Chairman of NPC Dr Shankar Sharma with the conclusion of business session.

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