May 8,Pokhara: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong, on Monday has made on-site inspection of the area in Pokhara where the preparation for the construction of international airport is taking place.
Top leaders of the political parties including the then prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chairman, KP Sharma Oli, had laid the Foundation stone for the construction of airport on April 13, 2016.
On the occasion, Chinese Ambassador Hong said that the construction of the international airport was prolonged due to delay in signing loan agreement with Exim Bank of China.
She clarified that the loan agreement would be signed and construction would move ahead soon as necessary process in that connection has already been forwarded.
The Chinese Ambassador was accompanied by Vice-President of CMCE Company — which was awarded a contract to construct the Pokhara International Company.
The Vice-President expressed the belief that the construction of the airport would expedite in a way to complete it within four years. RSS