Sadak and Shahid: The Roads in Nepal and a British Minister

By Dinesh Wagle
Wagle Street Journal
This article first appeared in today’s Kantipur Koseli in Nepali.


Welcome to our village Mr. Minister! We expect you to increase your assistance to us in the coming days and strengthen the already good relationship between out two great nations! Pics by CSK and DW

“I didn’t think anything boring than roads before I was engaged in the development works,” he said. “Today I think roads are magical things. They can give lives to the rural areas.”

As-Salamu Alaykum Malik Saheb!

Shahid Malik. The first Muslim minister of Belayet (the United Kingdom) who looks after the Asia in his ministry “Department for International Development” (DFID). The DFID that has been assisting in projects aimed at brining stability in politics to the road constructions has significant presence in Nepal. That is why Malik who came to Nepal last week met and interacted with ‘powerful’ folks of Kathmandu to the ‘deprived’ and ‘illiterate’ ones of Kavre. Continue reading Sadak and Shahid: The Roads in Nepal and a British Minister

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