Kathmandu, December 6

The government has decided to build 10 state guest houses on the premises of ministers’ quarters in Pulchowk, Lalitpur.

During the weekly briefing about Cabinet decisions, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Gokul Baskota today said the Cabinet also decided to use the land of Nepal National Library to build guest houses. The library is next to ministers’ quarters. This decision was made by the Cabinet on December 3.

He also said the government was going to build 27 residential buildings for the chairperson and vice-chairperson of National Assembly, deputy-speaker of House of Representatives and other ministers within 149 ropani land owned at Saibu, Bhainsepati, Lalitpur. The government had earlier allocated this land for construction of lawmakers’ residence.

The government is also going to build 14 residential buildings for governors and chief minister which they could use as their residence and contact office while they are in Kathmandu. The government has also decided to convert residence of late poet Laxmi Prasad Devkota’s house into a museum.