BHIMDUTTANAGAR — Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has pointed out the need of national unity really in the making of prosperous Nepal.
Inaugurating the Attariya Festival in Kailali on Thursday, Vice-President Pun said all Nepali irrespective of their castes, languages and religions should dedicate their efforts towards building the nation.
“Prosperous Nepal being based on the national unity is the aspiration of entire Nepali denizens”, he said, adding, “The fair and festival have special importance in advancing national economy of the country”.
The Vice-President noted the need of paying national attention to promote culturally rich and highly potential far-west region of the country.
The all-round development of the far-west would end regional imbalance, he said, asserting that it would also help strengthen overall economic status of the country.
In course of the inauguration, the Attariya Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed Vice-President Pun with a floral garland weighing three kilograms and presented a three-charter demand to the government through him.
The three demands include expediting Geta Medical College related works, establishing industrial corridor in far-west and up-grading existing Dhangadhi airport to transform it into the international airport.
The festival organized under the aegis of Attariya Chamber of Commerce and Industry would conclude on February 28.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.