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Lighting and Drama for World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – Nepal
Gaddi Baithak ,a historic monument built by Rana Prime Minister Chandra Shumsher in 1908.It is a focal component of UNESCO World Heritage. It has been reconstructed after the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated it on 27th June 2018 . Down Syndrome Association of Nepal is lighting the monument Blue and Yellow , first time after its restoration funded by the US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.An awareness drama about Down syndrome would be staged in front of a large public gathering at the event site and the Logo of DSAN will be lighted with blue and yellow candles.
The Chief guest for the program is Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Mr Bidhya Sundar Shakya and Special Guest His Excellency Australian Ambassador Mr Peter Budd. The event is supported by the Australian Embassy in Nepal.