'Pokhara home' to impart integrated info about Pokhara

Kaski- The construction of a 'Pokhara home' with an art gallery, public library, clock tower, and integrated tourism information center has begun in the tourism city, Pokhara.

The foundation stone was laid for the building construction on Sunday coinciding with the seventh establishment day of Pokhara metropolitan city. Pokhara metropolis mayor Dhanraj Acharya laid the foundation stone of the home building to be constructed in Pokhara-9, Prithvichowk.

It is expected to be a destination for domestic and foreign tourists coming to visit Pokhara. The five-story building will be constructed at an investment of Rs 50.14 million, shared chief engineer of the metropolis infrastructure development division, Surendra Pandey.

As per the contract, the construction will be completed within the next one and a half years, he informed.

The building will have parking on the ground floor, a gift home and information center on the first floor, a library and meeting hall on the second floor, an art gallery on the third floor, a clock tower on the fifth floor, engineer Pandey said.

On the occasion, Mayor Acharya said the 'Pokhara home' will impart comprehensive information about overall Pokhara.

The Pokhara home will become an original wooden porch blending the use of traditional architecture and modern technology, Mayor Acharya added.

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