Prime Minister lays foundation stone for Ang Tshiring Sherpa Gompa
20, May 2019 | nepaltraveller.com
The foundation stone was laid on May 18, coinciding with the 2563rd Buddha Jayanti
On the auspicious occasion of the 2563rd Buddha Jayanti (2076, Jestha 4) Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone for the Ang Tshiring Sherpa Gompa in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Ang Tshiring Sherpa, who died recently in a tragic helicopter crash, was a prominent entrepreneur and visionary who took the country’s tourism sector to new heights. He made an invaluable contribution to the tourism sector and the nation’s development.
The event was attended by his wife Chanda Sherpa, son Norbu Sherpa, brother Sonam Sherpa and family members. It was attended by dignitaries from the Lumbini Development Trust, family members, friends and media.