Gen VK Singh opens Rs 49 crore Vasundhara flyover

first_imgGhaziabad: Union Minister of State for Surface Transport Gen (retired) V.K. Singh opened the Vasundhara flyover for public here on Thursday. The flyover will facilitate travel from the Mohan Nagar side to the UP Gate without any stoppage. It will also allow residents of Indirapuram and Vasundhara to travel to the industrial area site 4, Sahibabad Industrial Estate, without facing any traffic jam. The construction of the Rs 49 crore flyover was started in April 2018. The Minister said the project could be completed in record time because of good coordination between different agencies like the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA), the Municipal Corporation, the district administration and the state highway authorities.last_img read more

UN envoy to Kosovo finds mixed progress on returns of Serbs

Søren Jessen-Petersen expressed dissatisfaction at the situation in Bica, where Kosovo Serb villagers are protected by barbed wire barricades and the 24-hour presence of peacekeeping troops. He pledged to work with the local community and municipal authorities to find more sustainable solutions to the current problems.”In Kosovo in October 2004, a Kosovo that is determined to move towards review of standards and status talks, there should and must be no places where people are forced to live behind barbed wires and protected by KFOR,” he stressed, referring to the multinational Kosovo Force.KFOR Commander Yves de Kermabon accompanied the UN envoy during the trip, which also took them to the village of Vidanje, where they found measurable progress Mr. Jessen-Petersen said the situation for Serbs there “is the way forward for Kosovo,” noting that local authorities are providing “all the necessary facilities that will allow the returnees and the community to integrate.”In the first phase of a project funded by the Kosovo Government and implemented by the Danish Refugee Council, 33 Serbs have returned to Vidanje to begin reconstructing their homes before bringing the rest of their family members back to the village. The €970,000 (euros) project involves reconstructing 25 homes, repairing infrastructure like the village’s water supply, and providing assistance to needy families in the community.KFOR Commander de Kermabon praised the progress in Vidanje and pledged that KFOR would work with UNMIK and the local representatives in Bica to restore trust between the people there.”The future of Kosovo is in this confidence, confidence between the inhabitants and confidence between the two ethnicities,” Gen. de Kermabon said. read more