Construction of restaurant inside Narayanhiti stalled following Minister Ale's directive
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale has directed the Narayanhiti Durbar Museum and Republic Monument Management and Operation Development Committee to stop the construction work of the restaurant being constructed at the Narayanhiti Durbar Museum premises.
Minister Ale summoned Executive Director of Durbar Museum Bhesh Narayan Dahal to the Ministry today and gave verbal instructions to stop the construction work of the restaurant being constructed there immediately. According to Executive Director Dahal, the Narayanhiti Durbar Committee has written a letter to B Management Pvt. Ltd. following the directive of Minister Ale.
The committee had signed an agreement with Batas Company to run a restaurant business on 10 Ropanis of land of the museum. There was widespread criticism after a news report that a restaurant was being built inside the Narayanhiti Durbar Museum, which is considered an archeological site.