24th Earthquake Safety Day’s main event to be held in Patan Durbar Square (With Video)
KATHMANDU: The government has decided to organize the main event of the 24th Earthquake Safety Day in Patan Durbar Square, Lalitpur on January 16, 2022.
A meeting of the Earthquake Safety Day Main Organizing Committee chaired by Minister for Home of Affairs Bal Krishna Khand held today chose Patan Durbar Square to be the venue for the main event.
The Earthquake Safety Day is going to be observed on Magh 2 of Nepali month in memory of the 1934 earthquake to spread awareness about earthquake safety measures.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is also scheduled to attend the event as the chief guest. Also, various educational and awareness programmes on earthquake safety will be organized in schools, institutions and public places from January 10-30 next year adhering to safety measures against COVID-19.
All provincial governments will be asked to observe the Day. The slogan for 24th National Earthquake Safety Day is –’Earthquake Safety in Multiple Disasters, Protection of Life and Property while Working Together.’ RSS