Reconstruction drive to begin from Jan 16

Kathmandu, January 8

President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to launch the national reconstruction campaign by inaugurating Ranipokhari reconstruction project on Jan 16.

The day is also being marked as the 18th Earthquake Safety Day. This information was shared by the publicity subcommittee under the Earthquake Safety Day main organising committee at a press meet in the capital today.

The national reconstruction campaign would be announced with the inauguration of the Ranipokhari reconstruction at 11:56 am, to commemorate the time that the April 25 earthquake struck Nepal with Gorkha as its epicentre.

Similarly, the Prime Minister is scheduled to begin the Bungmati area reconstruction project in Karyabinayak municipality the same day.