Kathmandu, April 9: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali inaugurated the reconstructed building of Metropolitan Police Sector, Sankhu yesterday.
The building was reconstructed with financial aid of Rs. 34 million 474 thousand and 330 from the NRA. The building construction had started on June 16, 2016.
Addressing the function organized at the premises of the reconstructed building, CEO Gyawali said, NRA stressed on the need to complete the reconstruction of damaged structures of security agencies that need to be active in rescue and relief distribution during disasters like earthquake in addition to maintaining peace and security of the citizens.
He also expressed confidence that the reconstructed building will help provide peace to the people, and also improve community-police partnership.
Mayor of Shankharapur Municipality Subarna Shrestha expressed his opinion that the reconstructed building of the police office located in a very sensitive entry point to the Kathmandu Valley would be helpful in providing effective policing.
Deputy Inspector General at the Physical Infrastructure Directorate of Nepal Police Headquarters Lokesh Chand thanked the NRA for supporting the reconstruction of the damaged police office.
Deputy Inspector General Shailesh Thapa Chhetri was also present at the inauguration function. Chief of Metropolitan Police Range, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Basanta Kumar Lama gave the welcome speech.
According to Nepal Police, 51 of the 139 buildings to be reconstructed have completed reconstruction.