The office of the President of Nepal is to cut the budget from buying expensive cars, saying they will spend 10 million for replacing the carpet in the president’s office.
Carpets are being replaced in the rooms of the building which was completed only three years ago, media reports said on Monday.
The contract for changing the carpet at the President’s office has been given to Himalayan Décor that is owned by Gandaki Province lawmaker Ram Bahadur Gurung.
Carpets costing is around Rs 3 million are being laid for the two big halls of the President’s office alone and the preparations are underway to lay carpets worth Rs 4 million for other rooms.
While the country has been suffering from the pandemic and is still struggling to up the PCR tests of the patients, the government has strategized to lay carpets. Alongside that, the quarantine facilities set up by the government are crowded and mismanaged in different provinces of the country.