President Ramchandra Paudel has said the Pashupatinath area has ancient, historical and religious significance.
Inaugurating the Bankali Park constructed and managed by Shree Radha Madhav Committee Nepal in memory of Jagatguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj at Pashupatinath area today, President Paudel said Pashupatinath Temple is Nepal's significant religious tourism destination.
He opined that it was necessary to make this park more systematic so that people, after visiting and worshipping the Pashupatinath Temple, could enjoy the pleasant environment in the park to relax for some time.
"Bankali Park has special importance for the appropriate management of this pilgrimage visited by Hindu devotees and tourists," shared President Paudel.
He further said that all activities related to worship and other management inside the Pashupati area should be done by the Pashupati Area Development Trust as it is the autonomous and responsible organisation established for the broader welfare of the Pashupati area.
The Bankali Park would be further protected and developed after handing it over to the Trust, he mentioned.
The President suggested the development of the Pashupatinath area by formulating an extensive master plan.
All needed to pay attention to make basic and essential services like clean drinking water, toilets, parking, internet, information board and security arrangement more systematic and effective in the Pashupati area, said President Paudel.