Kathmandu, September 6
Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, is supporting Nepal in rebuilding ancient settlements of Kathmandu Valley that were destroyed by the 2015 earthquake.
Nepal’s National Reconstruction Authority and Kathmandu Valley Development Authority on Thursday signed an agreement with Seoul Housing and Community Corporation under the Seoul municipality in this regard.
The ceremony was held in the South Korean capital as NRA CEO Sushil Gyewali and some officials of the KVDA are currently on a trip to South Korea.
As per the agreement, the corporation will provide technical support to prepare master plans and detailed project proposals for the reconstruction of Sankhu, Bungamati and Khokana in the first phase. Likewise, it will also help the NRA and KVDA in their capacity building.
Meanwhile, CEO Gyewali also addressed the Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference in Seoul, highlighting Nepal’s plan on post-earthquake reconstruction and the role of international cooperation in it.