Japan hands over vehicles and equipment to nepal

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० पुष ४ गते १६:२९ मा प्रकाशित

 Kathmandu, Dec. 19: The Government of Japan has donated vehicles and forest conservation tools worth Rs. 451. 8 million to help Nepal in the monitoring of its forests and for assisting fire fighting.

             Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masahi Ogawa handed over the vehicles and tools to Forest and Soil Conservation Secretary Dr Ganesh Raj Joshi at a programme held in the capital on Thursday.

The assistances includes 53 Nissan pickup vehicles, fire fighting equipment, soil conservation, restoration and analysis equipment and GIS and remote sensing software required for status analysis and conservation management of forests.

Speaking on the occasion, Secretary Joshi said the Japanese support would help effective enforcement of its forest deforestation and poaching control programme.

Ambassador Agawa expressed the confidence that the support would help Nepal tackle climate change, watershed management and scientific management of forests. RSS

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