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International Day of Peace-2010 celebrating in Nepal

09-21-2010 11:45 BJT

KATHMANDU, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- The International Day of Peace- 2010 is going to be celebrated in Nepal with the theme of "Peace and Constitution, Our Future" on Tuesday.

In the same context, the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction organized a press meeting and gave out information about the works executed for the management of conflict and peace building after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in 2006.

According to secretary at the Ministry Dhruba Prasad Sharma, 570.4 million Nepali rupees (some 7.7 million U.S. dollars) was spent in construction of infrastructures at the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) cantonments and to provide health service to the Maoist combatants living in such camps in fiscal year 2009/ 2010.

Moreover, 1.65 billion rupees (some 22.29 million dollars) has been spent on the construction of physical infrastructures and reconstruction of the damaged infrastructures in the country.

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Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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