Thursday, June 27, 2019

Gautam Buddha Airport

KATHMANDU: The government is to bring the Gautam Buddha International Airport into operation from the coming fiscal year. The government has allocated Rs. 3.34 billion for the airport that has already seen around 74 per cent of construction work completed.

Presenting the budget estimates for the fiscal year 2019/20 at the joint session of the Federal Parliament today, Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada said the airport has been given top priority by the government. Likewise, the under-construction Pokhara regional airport will be getting a budget of Rs. 8 billion. The target is to complete the airport by 2020.

Likewise, the Tribhuvan International Airport will be developed as a boutique airport, with a plan to operate it round-the-clock. Furthermore, other domestic airports will be upgraded to run night flights.
The government also has plans to construct an alternative domestic airport new Kathmandu valley.

Guide of the month: January 2018

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.