KATHMANDU, NEPAL, 17 NOVEMBER 2019: After a personal visit to the site where Pokhara International Airport (PIA) is being made, Er. Dipendra Kandel would like to thank H.E K.P. Oli and his Government for the excellent work they have done so far to build the airport. Er. Kandel would also like to thank Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister, H.E Yogesh Bhattarai for his work as well.
In his first tour, Er. Kandel saw the airport during the construction of its runway and all infrastructure was 43% completed. However, during his second tour of the site, an impressed Er. Kandel was fortunate enough to learn more about the airport and the ideasthose working on the site have for Nepal’s next international airport.
So far, 50% of PIA has been constructed with the Terminal Building, Radar Tower, Access Road and other important infrastructures being completed at this moment of time as the teams from both China and India work hard to complete the project. Furthermore, Er. Kandel was informed that PIA and its infrastructures would be completed by December 2020 and the airport would be made operational by July 2021.
The progress of PIA shows the power and serious nature of the K.P. Oli Government as its intentions to develop Nepal in all forms seem to be coming to fruition. This is something Er. Kandle appreciates.
Finally, The Office of Dipendra Kandel would like to extend its thanks to Er. MinrajOjha for the private tour of the PIA site and wishes the head of the Aerodrome Department, Er. PradipAdhikari, and the project chiefBineshMunakami and his team all the best for their important work in the coming months.