Opening of track along the Maitighar- Bhadrakali road section to reduce the traffic problem along the main administrative center of the country, Singha Durbar has been concluded, RSS reports.
The track has been opened as an alternative road to connect Maitighar with Bhadrakali after the Nepal Army closed the road passing next to the NA headquarters citing security problem, said member of the Technical Committee and Joint-secretary Laxman Pokhrel.
Pokhrel said the committee has been requesting the Ministry of Defense for funds to carry out gravelling, construction of wall and a culvert over the Hanumante river after the opening of the track completing at the initiative of Nepal Army.
"The committee has been preparing to bring the new road in use within the current fiscal year," he said.
A meeting chaired by Government’s Chief Secretary Madhav Ghimire decided on December 23 to construct the road after Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai directed constructing an alternative road to the old road that was used by the NA of late.
The committee led by NA Major General Naresh Basnet was formed to conclude the task within the current fiscal year. Joint-secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications Pokhrel, Joint-secretary Dwarika Acharya, Under Secretary Surendra Thapa and Devendra Karki of Central Regional Road Directorate are the other members of the committee.
The road begins from the south of the Ministry of Health and Population, runs through the back of the Central Office of the Nepal Food Corporation and Nepal Telecom and connect to the main road at Bhadrakali temple. nepalnews.com