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Nepal successful on post-quake recovery: PM Deuba


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2021 Dec 10, 10:57, Kathmandu
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Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the Nepal government got support and assistance from friendly countries, international agencies, and communities in the post-quake rescue, rehabilitation, and reconstruction activities.

In his address to the International Conference on Nepal's Post-Quake Reconstruction on Thursday, PM Deuba viewed the post-quake reconstruction as also contributing to Nepal's economy. "Nepal has been successful in post-quake recovery," he argued, adding that after six years of the devastating earthquake, Nepal has nearly finalized the reconstruction and rehabilitation.

PM Deuba further said, "We've learned lessons on adaptation and resilience building."

On the occasion, former deputy prime minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel congratulated National Reconstruction Authority for successfully accomplishing the reconstruction activities. He also lauded the role of the international community to build back Nepal from the Gorkha Earthquake, 2015.

Chief Executive Officer at NRA, Sushil Gyawali said the international conference was an opportunity to exchange positive practices and experiences. He believed that the experience gained from reconstruction activities would be useful not only to the future generations of Nepal but also to the international community.

Similarly, the Chairperson of the Nepal Municipalities' Association, Ashok Byanju, stressed the need for empowering the local levels to cope with disaster risk effectively.

International representatives including the Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, first secretary at Indian Embassy in Nepal, Country Director of ADB, Chief Representative of JICA, Nepal Mission Director of USAID, Vice-Chair of World Bank, Deputy Director of UNDP addressed the conference and expressed commitment to support Nepal in its disaster management.

The conference was inaugurated by President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

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