Millions in foreign currencies rotting away in Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha

The Lumbini Development Trust says Nepal has done nothing to manage the mone donated by pilgrims, despite numerous requests over the past six years. - TKP/ANN

KATHMANDU (ANN): Millions in foreign currencies collected at the birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini are being left to rot from lack of proper upkeep.

The donations of over 1.5 million tourists at the various shrines and monuments like the Mayadevi Temple and Ashok Pillar are in foreign currencies, and the Lumbini Development Trust is at a loss over how to handle them.

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