Jun 09, 2023

Culture Ministry seeks clarification from Lubmini Development Trust

Culture Ministry seeks clarification from Lubmini Development Trust

KATHMANDU, May 22 : The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation on Sunday sought a 13-point clarification to the Lumbini Development Trust. 

The Ministry has given the deadline of 15 days on 13 different issues to the Trust's Vice-Chairperson to furnish clarification on the allegations of misuse of power, arbitrary contract deal with the construction company, embezzlement of fund for tender issuance and poor mobilization of donations received from donors. 

The Ministry has sought the entire details on Trust's decisions on distribution of different plots, extension of the deadline with other organizations after the contract termination with Sokyo Japan and other issues.

Furthermore, the Ministry has asked clarification on millions of embezzlement on tender issuance for the construction of ponds developed by destroying biological creatures on the premises of Mayadevi Temple.  

Likewise, the Ministry has asked to furnish details in the clarification on the legal basis for the operation of motorboat, under-construction projects of the Trust, fund mobilization of donors' support in the past five years including the misuse of Crane Foundation.