Liberty Discussion on ‘Why an International Airport Must be Built in Nijgadh?’ by Hari Prasad Shrestha

Liberty Discussion for the month of January was held on January 27th, 2023 at Fork It, Baluwatar, Kathmandu. The article for discussion for this month was “Why an Int’l Airport Must be Built in Nijgadh” by Hari Prasad Shrestha. The discussion mostly focused on the need for an international airport in Nepal and why Nijgadh was chosen as the place for the next airport. Similarly, the participants also discussed the problems clouding the development of Nijgadh International airport, mainly, the impact on climate and the legal actions taken against the accountability of government entities. At the end of the discussion, the participants agreed that an international airport is the need of the hour along with the upgradation of the current international airport but only if the airport can be operated in profit.