Kathmandu, February 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli acquired the first-hand information on the on-going retrofitting works at Keshar Mahal today.
He directed the government officials and contractors to preserve the historic and cultural importance of Keshar Mahal while retrofitting it.
PM Oli also visited Keshar Library and the Dream Garden situated inside Keshar Mahal. After his visit to Keshar Libray, he wrote on the visitors' book to 'preserve and utilize Keshar Mahal'.
On the occasion, Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali said that the retrofitting is being carried out to revive its original form and said that there is a plan to develop it as the national cultural center.
The retrofitting works of Keshar Mahal is being carried out at the cost of Rs. 595 million and will be completed by December 2021.