Gorkha: Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the construction of quake memorial park at Barpak in Gorkha district.
The park is being constructed in memory of the persons killed in the devastating earthquake last year.
The park will be constructed at an area covering Barpak ward no. 4 and 5.
Barpak is the epicentre of the last year’s quake that caused heavy casualties and damage of physical property.
Bhandari also laid the foundation stone for the construction of a house of quake survivor Gopal BK.
She later released the name list and details of the quake survivors receiving grants from the government’s side.
The President also attended a programme held in the premises of the Himalayan Higher Secondary School. She later left for Laprak village.
According to reports, the Non Residential Nepalese (NRN) will be supporting in the reconstruction projects in Laprak.