May 26, 2024

MinisterTamang to initiate for completing Lumbini master plan

MinisterTamang to initiate for completing Lumbini master plan

LUMBINI, March 24: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Hit Bahadur Tamang has instructed for implementing the Lumbini master plan. 

Acquiring information about the recent activities and status of the Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) here on Saturday, Minister Tamang pledged to take initiative to ensure budget for completing remaining tasks of Lumbini master plan. 

The Minister further said his attention was drawn to this matters such as structures not in consistent with the master plan and discontent on part of UNESCO. 
"Since Lumbini is the centre of faith for one billion Buddhist people across the globe therefore it should strive for tourism-friendly behaviour." He said.  

Also speaking on the occasion, Vice President of Lumbini Development Trust, Dr. Lharkyal Lama stressed the need for sufficient budget to complete backlogs of Lumbini master plan and asked Minister Tamang to take the initiative to that end. 
Also present on the occasion were Trust's Treasurer Dhundiraj Bhattarai, chief of planning Smita Bhatt, executive members Ramnaresh Kohar, Shyam Rokka, Vishwaraj Poudel, council member Gopikrishna Sharma and others.