Former Himal Cement Factory provides land for dry port

Former Himal Cement Factory provides land for dry port
18 January 2019

The former Himal Cement Factory, which has been shutdown, is providing land for the developing the dry port in Chovar Kirtipur municipality, Nepal, under guidance of the Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies with the loan assistance from the World Bank.

The dry port is being constructed in a piece of 11.77ha land allocated by Himal Cement Factory at an estimated cost of NPR1.48bn (US$13.3m). The government acquired the former land of the cement factory and has proposed the development of an international exhibition centre on the remeaining land of the former cement plant.

The dry port will contain warehouses, parking lot, litigation shed, administrative buildings for customs, quarantine, bank and other required facilities for customs clearance. The dry port will have the capacity to accommodate over 600 containers and parking facility for at least 350 trucks.

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