Kathmandu: Private sector is set to construct ‘smart film city’ at Besishahar municipality of Lamjung district.
On last Wednesday Sky Entertainment Pvt Ltd of Nepal and an Italian construction company World Area Holding SRL signed an agreement for the construction of the film city with modern technology in an area covering 5,000 ropani of land.
This smart film city located at 2,050 meters to 2,900 meters from the sea level, would be the first city to be constructed at the highest point of the world.
Going to be constructed at a cost of some Rs 6 billion, a target has been set to complete the construction within seven years.
A total of 16 shooting spots will be constructed under the project. Several physical infrastructures such as college for film studies, organic farm, cable car, hotel and playground will be constructed in the area.
Meanwhile, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Banskota, has said termed the ‘smart film city’ to be constructed in Lamjung as ‘milestone’ of the Nepal’s cine sector.
Saying the government recently has forwarded ‘Destination Nepal for film shooting’ campaign, Minister Banskota said the smart film city to be constructed in Lamjung was very good news for the same.
He also expressed commitment that the government would provide support in case any problem is faced during the construction of the film city.