Nepal Academy library building built with Indian assistance

Kathmandu, 11 July : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has inaugurated a three-storied library building of Nepal Academy in  Kathmandu. The library building was built with the Indian assistance of Rs. 43.94 million.

The Nepal Academy is a premier national institution devoted to the promotion of languages, literature, culture, philosophy, research and the overall development of cultural and intellectual fields by bringing together and coordinating national and international activities, the Indian Embassy said in a statement.

The library building would provide research and reference facilities to the researchers and academicians of India and Nepal. 

According to the embassy, the library would also have facility of an advanced offset press for printing of books.

 “The Nepal Academy plans to further develop the library as a digital library. It would not only enhance the friendly relation between India and Nepal, but also help develop a strong bond among artists and academicians of the two countries,” the embassy said. Established in 1957, the Nepal Academy is a government of Nepal Organization and is counterpart of Sahitya Academy of India.

 

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