By Our Reporter
Hideyuki Tanaka, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of Japan visited Nepal on a three-day official visit from 29 June to 1 July.
During the visit, Tanaka met the Padma Kumari Aryal, Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation.
On 29 June, Tanaka inspected a disaster management project site at Dahachowk, supported under ODA of the Japan government. Similarly, on 30 June, he inspected the progress of the recovery at Bungamati, a historical urban settlement on the outskirts of Kathmandu that was badly damaged by the 2015 earthquake. UN-Habitat is carrying out reconstruction activities at Bungamati under a project called “Sustainable Tourism and Green Growth for Heritage Settlements of Kathmandu Valley”.
The Parliamentary Vice-Minister ended his official trip by visiting Patan Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square.