Foundation stone laid for bridge in Bhaktapur

A bridge linking Madhyapur Municipality-4 in Thimi and Suryabinayak Municiplaity-4 in Dhadhikot has been inaugurated here Monday.

Lawmaker Mahesh Basnet laid the foundation stone for the bridge to be built over the Hanumante River. At the inauguration program organized by Madhyapur Thimi Municipality and Suryabinayak Municipality, lawmaker Basnet shared around a dozen of bridges was simultaneously being built in Bhaktapur.

According to him, the construction of pitch roads and bridges in all villages in Bhaktapur were highly prioritized. He also assured that Bhaktapur locals would witness all-round development in four years.

Province No 3 lawmaker Sashijung Thapa, Madhyapur Timi Municipality Chief Madan Sundar Shrestha and Suryabnayak Municipality Chief Basudev Thapa, among others, who were present on the occasion, said that the three-tier government had allocated budget for the development works and he development works would be accelerated rapidly.

The construction cost of the Hanumante Bridge is estimated at Rs 61 million and it is expected to be completed by October next year.

Meanwhile, the people’s representatives of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-4 and Surya Binayak Municipality-3 made an on-site visit of the Hanumante Bridge.

The observers included Province No 3 lawmaker Sashijung Thapa, lawmaker Mahesh Basnet, Suryabinayak Municipality Mayor Basudev Thapa and UML Bhaktapur Chairperson Bachan Deuba and Chief District Officer Narayan Bhatta, among others.



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