Agreement with Gezhouba Group for Budhi Gandaki project canceled

Published On: November 13, 2017 11:21 AM NPT

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: A Cabinet meeting on Monday has canceled the agreement with China Gezhouba Group Corporation in principle to let the Chinese company build the 1,200 MW project under the engineering, procurement, construction, and finance (EPCF) model of project development.

Kamal Thapa, the President of Rastriya Prajatantra Party tweeted to confirm the decision passed by the cabinet this morning on the basis of inconsistency and approximation. 

अनियमित र हचुवाढंगले गेजुवा ग्रुप संग गरिएको बुढि गण्डकी जलविद्युत आयोजनाको समझौता संसदिय समितिहरुको निर्देशन बमोजिम आज बसेको मन्त्रिपरिषद बैठकले खारेज गरेको छ

— Kamal Thapa (@KTnepal) November 13, 2017

The government had signed contract agreement of the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project with China Gezhouba Group Corporation earlier this year.


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