KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Bal Krishna Khand, home minister of Nepal, and Naveen Srivastava, ambassador of India to Nepal, jointly performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Nepal Police Academy in Kavrepalanchowk.
The foundation stone of this project was laid by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala during the former’s visit to Nepal in November 2014.
Being constructed under the Government of India’s grant assistance at the cost of Rs 10 billion, the Nepal Police Academy project is one of the biggest grant projects that India is undertaking in Nepal. The event also coincides with “India@75 Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" which celebrates 75 years of India's independence.
Minister Khand, in his remarks, thanked the Government of India for this project and continuous support from India under development partnership and bilateral cooperation.