PM inspects post-quake reconstruction works in Gujarat

GUJARAT: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a six-day state visit to India, has inspected post-quake reconstruction works at Bhimasagar area of Bhuj in Gujarat province on Tuesday.

PM Oli was there to acquire information about the losses caused by a devastating earthquake in 2011 and the post-disaster reconstruction works.

On the occasion, Governor of the Gujarat state, OP Kohli, familiarised PM Oli with the reconstruction activities.

A team comprising various ministers, chief secretary, chief executive officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) accompanied the PM during the inspection at a time when Nepal is launching reconstruction activities after the April 25 earthquake.

A total of 18,600 people had lost their life in the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in 2011.