KATHMANDU, April 16: Vice-Patron of the Gurkha Welfare Trust, Joanna Lumley has arrived here on Monday to take part in activities of the Fund in Nepal.
According to the British Embassy in Nepal, Lumley will open a school, built under the Trust´s supervision, in the Western Hill.
The school was built to the memory of Captain Michael Allmand VC, Honorary Lieutenant Tul Bahadur Pun VC and her father James Lumley.
The Gurkha Welfare Trust, a charity funded largely by public subscription in the UK, spends some NRs 10 billion per annum in Nepal. Its work includes individual aid, community aid and medical support and helps retired British Gurkhas, their families and communities.