KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 8
At a meeting held today, MoCTCA directed IBN to contact Zürich International Airport by the end of September. Stating that the government’s preparations for the construction of NIA have gathered momentum, MoCTCA has directed IBN to do the needful.
Furthermore, the MoCTCA has decided to complete counting of trees by mid-December for site clearance and construction.
The work will be initiated in association with the Division Forest Office, Bara. Likewise, the MoCTCA has also decided to form a committee coordinated by the joint secretary of Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation to sort out the issues on resettlement of Tangiya Basti.
The committee has to prepare the report within 15 days and submit it with recommendations on resettlement of the people.
The committee has to include chief of Division Forest Office, Bara. The meeting has also decided to direct Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to begin the work of felling trees for the construction of access road for the airport.
As the ministry has already completed counting of trees that need to be cut down for the construction of periphery roads, MoCTCA has decided to sub