Nepal Removes Leader of Post-Quake Rebuilding Effort - News Summed Up

Nepal Removes Leader of Post-Quake Rebuilding Effort


Though Nepal received pledges of $4.1 billion from foreign governments and international aid organizations, many of the displaced are still living in temporary shelters. The current government, led by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda, has been in charge since August. Analysts suggested that Mr. Gyewali, a civil engineer with decades of experience, had been removed for political rather than performance reasons. “I have been working tirelessly and gave all the details asked by the government,” Mr. Gyewali said in a telephone interview on Wednesday. It was later passed under the next prime minister.


Source: New York Times January 11, 2017 20:10 UTC





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