The growing threat of the coronavirus outbreak in Nepal has halted the ongoing construction of the Rampur-based ‘Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium’ in Chitwan.
The Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation which looks over the construction of the airport has decided to suspend all the construction activities until further notice.
The decision came in response to the Nepali Government’s advice to limit the gatherings to 25 persons in view of coronavirus ‘pandemic’.
As per the Chairperson of the Foundation Sitaram Kattel, over 200 workers are involved in the construction of the project.[ALSO READ: International Cricket Stadium Coming Up At Nepal!]
Earlier on January 30, 2020, the stadium construction project was signed between the Bharatpur Metropolitan City and the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation.
So far, Nepal has reported 5 coronavirus infection cases. However, the first case has already recovered and discharged.[ALSO READ: Gautam Buddha Cricket Stadium Gets NPR 5.5 Mn Boost]