Sushil Bahadur Thapa
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Nepal quake damage 'more than annual budget' - minister

The earthquake in Nepal has had a tragic human cost and now the country is faced with a huge reconstruction bill as well.

Nepal's Minister of Commerce and Supplies told Rico Hizon on the BBC's Asia Business Report that the economic cost could be more than the entire annual budget.

Speaking via webcam from Kathmandu, Sushil Bahadur Thapa explained that the damage was being assessed.

  • 12 May 2015
  • From the section Asia
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