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Press Release

October 25, 2018

Signing of Grant Agreement for The Project for The Rehabilitation of Sindhuli Road Affected by Earthquake

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Government of Japan extended Grant Assistance of approximately 105 million NRs. to the Government of Nepal for the implementation of the Rehabilitation of the Sindhuli Road (BP highway) affected by the 2015 Earthquake.

The Sindhuli Road, which has constructed under Japanese Grant Assistance since 1996 and completed in 2015, is 160km long and links the mid and eastern Terai with the capital city, Kathmandu.

The Objective of the Project is to improve safety of transportation through rehabilitation of the sites on the Sindhuli Road damaged by the earthquakes in April and May, 2015, thereby contributing to improve social welfare and economy in Nepal

Exchange of Notes (E/N) for the Assistance was signed and exchanged His excellency Ambassador of Japan to Nepal and Secretary, Ministry of Finance, on behalf of their respective Governments and the Grant Agreements exchanged between Mr. Shreekrishna Nepal, Joint secretary, Ministry of Finance and Jun Sakuma, Chief Representative of JICA Nepal.

This Project is expected to contribute to SDGs Goal 9 "Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation"

[Contact]
Kondo Tatsuhito
Email: Kondo.Tatsuhito@jica.go.jp
Address: National Life Insurance Building
3rd Floor, Lazimpat, Kathmandu Nepal

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