A National Reconstruction Fund of Rs 200 billion would be mobilised to reconstruct the structures that were destroyed by the powerful 7.9-magnitude temblor two weeks ago, Koirala said addressing the Parliament on Friday.

Presenting the reconstruction programme endorsed by the Cabinet, he said damaged facilities and services such as schools and colleges, health centres, water supply, electricity and government offices would be restored within two years.

Religious, archaeological and cultural sites would be reconstructed in five years, Koirala said as he called on all Nepalis, neighbouring countries, migrant workers and political parties including the opposition to lend helping hands to the government in the reconstruction effort.

"No Nepali will be left homeless and let fall victim to malnutrition. Let's unite to confront the national disaster, seizing this opportunity for transformation," he urged.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the country's worst disaster in over 80 years rose to 7,912 on Saturday while the number of injured stands at 16,037, according to Nepal Police.

Nearly 290,000 buildings were completely destroyed and 250,000 were partially damaged in the quake.

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