Kathmandu, Nov 4,2014: The government said that the final preparations for the 18thÂ SAARC Summit to be held on November 26-27 in Kathmandu is almost over.
The entire works of the preparations of the SAARC Summit have been categorized in managerial and declaration preparations, addresses of the head of governments, and procedural issues.
Organizing a news conference on Tuesday, coordinator of Summit Preparation and Coordination Committee and Foreign Affairs Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey said almost all preparations were over and assured the commoners to complete the ongoing maintenance works of the needed infrastructure on time.
Economic Management, Security and Transport Management, Communications Management and Publicity, Physical Infrastructure Management, Sanitation and Town Decoration Committees formed for preparations have pledged to complete the given responsibilities by 16 November.
The Main National Organizing Committee formed under the chair of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and different other thematic committees for under the deputy prime ministers and ministers, and sub-committee are working round the clock to meet the given deadline, it is said.
The physical structure of the City Hall, the venue of the SAARC Summit, would be prepared by November 11 while the maintenance works of the Gallery Meeting of Singhdurbar was almost over.
Similarly, the officials involved in the maintenance of the vehicles’ routes to be used by the vehicles of the SAARC Summit said that the works were carried out round the clock to complete the works by 16 November.
Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bimalendra Nidhi would welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janakpur while the deputy prime minister duo would welcome the head of states and governments at Tribhuvan International Airport, Pandey said.
Minister Pandey said Education Minister Chitra Lekha Yadav and Energy Minister Radha Devi Gyawali would receive the head of states and governments in Soaltee Hotel.