Bangladesh to construct a Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini
Kathmandu, 09 October 2021:
The Government of Bangladesh has signed an agreement with the Lumbini Development Trust for construction of a Buddhist monastery in Lumbini, Nepal.
The agreement was signed by Ambassador Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury and Vice Chairman of the Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) Venerable Metteyya Sakyaputta on behalf of their respective sides at a simple ceremony held at the LDT headquarters this afternoon.
Under the agreement, the Government of Bangladesh will construct a monastery on the plot allotted by the Lumbini Development Trust for the purpose.
From the LDT, Project Chief Saroj Bhattarai and from the Embassy, First Secretary Md Alamgir Islam Khan were present at the signing ceremony.