Three-member probe committee formed to look into Narayanhiti restaurant issue
KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation on Thursday formed a three-member probe committee to look into the contract given to the Batas Company to operate a restaurant on the premises of Narayanhiti Durbar Museum.
Earlier on Wednesday, Minister Ale directed Narayanhiti Durbar Museum and Republic Monument Management and Operation Development Committee to stop the construction of the restaurant.
The committee is formed under the headship of Joint Secretary of the Tourism Ministry Hom Prasad Luintel.
Under Secretary Tek Narayan Paudel, Financial Management Division’s Surya Mani Gautam and Under Secretary Purushottam Khatiwada are the members of the committee.
Minister Ale told Nepal Press over phone that the committee has to submit the report within three days.
Section Officer Tanaka Bahadur Negi is the secretary general of the committee.