Beni-Jomsom highway to reopen after 2 days

File: The Beni-Jomsom road. Photo: Mustang Serofero

Myagdi, March 30

The Beni-Jomsom road that connects the Mustang district to the national road network is likely to remain closed for two more days.

A meeting of the stakeholders held on Monday in the District Administration Office, Mustang, took a decision to close the road section till Thursday, April 1, to carry out the road expansion and upgrading jobs by the use of explosive substances.

The road section is closed since March 27.

The road section particularly in the Kakrebhir and Kaikhukhola areas along the border point of Myagdi and Mustang districts is closed for vehicular movement to advance the maintenance works.

Vehicular movement is unhindered in other sections and the transport entrepreneurs have fixed the problems for the travel.

An administrative official of Beni-Jomsom-Korola Road Project, Narayan Poudel, says that the meeting presided over by Chief District Officer Hira Devi Poudel decided to close the road section until April 1 to complete the ongoing road expansion drive.

Prior to this, CDO Poudel, security officials and stakeholders had made an onsite visit to access the progress of the project.

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