Kathmandu: The Construction of International Buddhist Meditation Center has resumed after it was halted for a some time amid Covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation said the construction works were resumed by adopting essential precautionary measures.
The International Buddhist Meditation Center underway at Lord Buddha’s birth place Lumbini has the capacity to accommodate more than 5,000 people in the hall. The work was initiated two years ago.
The total budget of this construction work is estimated to be around 380 million. The center was supposed to be ready by this year’s Buddha Jayanti anniversary. However it could not be completed due to Covid-19 crisis.
However, 85% of the construction works has been completed according to Lumbini Development Trust officials.
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