Prime Minister Nationalizes Palaces

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At an August 23, 2017 cabinet meeting in Baluwater, the Prime Minister of Nepal decided to nationalize the palaces and property that belong to the king.  They include the Narayanhiti Royal Palace, where the king lives , the Hanumandhoka Palace, the Lalitpur Palace, the Bhaktapur Palace, Gorakha Palace, Lamjung Palace and Nuwakot Palace.  All land on which the palaces are situated were also nationalized.  Three of the palaces are listed on UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites.  

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit:  Nepal in Data’s Timeline Photos

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