Aid-dependent Nepal says needs $6.6 billion for post-quake rebuilding




 
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June 13th, 2015  
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Topic: Aid-dependent Nepal says needs $6.6 billion for post-quake rebuilding


By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Earthquake-battered Nepal will ask international donors to support a reconstruction plans that is expected to cost $6.6 billion over five years, the government said on Saturday. Suman Prasad Sharma, a senior finance ministry official, said 36 countries and 24 donor agencies had been invited to a conference on June 25 to pledge support for reconstruction. "We have expectations of a very handsome and good support from our donors during the conference," Sharma said at a function in Kathmandu.




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