German-South Asian Parliamentary team visits Bhaktapur Durbar Square
BHAKTAPUR, Feb 23:The team of the German-South Asian Parliamentary Group, which is visited Nepal on Tuesday inspected the heritage site of Bhaktapur Durbar Square area.
Members of the German-South Asian parliamentary group that visited Bhaktapur's Durbar area included Renate Kunast, Andreas Lahrem, Paul Lehrether, Rhea Schroeder, Malti Kaufmann, Andre Hahn, Sofia Tumska and Sebastian Schneider.
The team was welcomed by the head of Bhaktapur Municipality, Sunil Prajapati, wearing a hat. The team visited Bhaktapur's heritage of historical and cultural importance, National Art Museum, Durbar area, Taleju, Panchtale Temple and Bhairavanath Temple.
Reminiscing the German Project's support in the past to improve Bhaktapur's heritage conservation and sanitation, Bhaktapur Municipality Chief Prajapati said that the people of Bhaktapur will not forget Germany.
While informing the team that Bhaktapur Municipality is working on preserving the original art culture and heritage of Bhaktapur as a priority, he expressed his belief that the relationship between the two countries will be stronger in the coming days.
Bhaktapur Municipality Chief Prajapati said that Bhaktapur's heritage conservation, sanitation, education, health and other areas are being spent from the tourism fee collected from tourists visiting Bhaktapur.
On behalf of the delegation, Renate Kunast, a member of the German-South Asian Parliamentary Group, said that they had come to Nepal with the aim of maintaining friendly relations between Germany and Nepal, and said that they were very impressed by the preservation of Bhaktapur's art culture and originality.
Stating that Nepal's natural beauty and cultural splendor are the foundations of its development, he said that heritage conservation in Bhaktapur Municipality is itself a matter of pride.
Stating that the German government is actively supporting the reconstruction of Bhaktapur's heritage, he said that it is necessary to pay attention to the modernization of Nepal's traditional agricultural methods. City Chief Prajapati gifted the team the famous Mayur Jhyal of Bhaktapur and the publications of Bhaktapur Municipality.