India provides Rs 619.6 million for embankment construction

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The Government of India has provided an assistance of approximately Rs 619.6 million to the Ministry of Irrigation to construct embankments on the Kamala, Bagmati and Lalbakaiya Rivers.

India's Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae today handed a cheque of this amount to Minister for Irrigation Deepak Giri amid a program at the Ministry. On the occasion, Giri, highlighting on various dimensions surrounding the Nepal-India relations, praised the Indian assistance for river control works in Nepal.

Similarly, the Indian Ambassador pledged the continuation of Indian support and assistance in Nepal's development endeavours and efforts to control natural disasters including the water-induced ones in the days ahead. RSS

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