Demand for reconstruction of monasteries

30th Aug, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, August 30: The Quake-affected Monastery Struggle Committee has demanded immediate reconstruction of the monasteries and shrines damaged during the April 2015 earthquake.

At a press conference held on Tuesday, Coordinator of the committee Sanubabu Lama shared that 993 monasteries in 25 districts were damaged in the earthquake. And they should be reconstructed as soon as possible.

Stating that around 9 billion rupees was pledged for reconstruction of monasteries during the international conference held by the government, Mr Lama expressed concern over the failure to utilize the funds as of yet.