Kathmandu, 4 July : The government is mulling to award the 1,200-megawatt Budhigandaki Hydropower Project to China Gezhouba Water and Power Group again, reports Karobar economic daily.
EarlierPushpa Kamal Dahal-led government had signed a contract with the company to construct the project, Dahal’s successor Sher Bahadur Deuba had cancelled the agreement citing the instructions of Water Resources Committee of the then Legislature- Parliament.
But, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali now says the government is reviewing the decisions, which he says were made in a haste, and the government is likely to take a concretion decision about the issue soon. Gyawali, however, has not clearly mentioned the company name.
People’s News Monitoring Service