‘Pokhara home’ to impart integrated info about Pokhara

The Phewa lake in Pokhara, Nepal's tourism capital. Photo: Bikash Roka Magar

Kaski, March 11

The construction of a ‘Pokhara home’ with an art gallery, public library, clock tower and integrated tourism information centre has begun in the tourism city, Pokhara. The foundation stone was laid for the building construction on Sunday coinciding with the seventh establishment day of Pokhara Metropolitan city.

Pokhara Metropolis Mayor Dhanraj Acharya laid the foundation stone of the home building to be constructed in Pokhara-9, Prithvichowk. It is expected to be a destination for domestic and foreign tourists in Pokhara.

The five-storey building will be constructed at an investment of Rs 50.14 million, shared chief engineer of the metropolis infrastructure development division, Surendra Pandey.

As per the contract, the construction will be completed within the next one and a half years. “The building will have parking on the ground floor, a gift home and information centre on the first floor, a library and meeting hall on the second floor, an art gallery on the third floor and a clock tower on the fifth floor,” engineer Pandey said.

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