KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said that there is nothing like a ruling party or opposition when it comes to the nation’s prosperity.
“National development campaign does not belong to only ruling party, but it is a common journey. The campaign maybe led by the ruling party or me in the capacity of Prime Minister,” he said while addressing today’s parliamentary meeting.
“We want peace, stability and development. We can involve in a dispute as ruling party and opposition. But we cannot enjoy this facility as ruling party or opposition at this point of time. We should cooperate with each other.”
He also expressed his commitment to become a server for the people as the PM.
“I am not a PM only for PM nor was I elected to commit corruption. I will serve for the people, and will treat all the same,” he said.
He pledged to work for the welfare and aspiration of the people, while stressing the need for developing agriculture, trade, energy, and foreign aids for creating the base for the prosperity of the country.
The Prime Minister also expressed hope that all parliament members would give him the vote of confidence.
Saying that the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) have expressed commitment to the country and the people with electoral alliance, he said that his government would be accountable towards international community and expressed the determination to implement the issues mentioned in the common election manifesto.
The Prime Minister said that they would pay attention in making positive changes in people’s life, institutionalizing democracy along with socio-economic rights and respecting people’s devotion and faith.
He also expressed belief that they would move ahead to a journey to identify the path of economic prosperity along with social harmony by ending discrimination.Follow @gorkhapost
Massive fire guts property worth millions in Itahari
ITAHARI- Goods, raw materials and equipments worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.
It is said the fire suddenly broke out from the warehouse area of the industry where the ready-made goods are stored. Police have speculated that the fire started at 4 am when the industry had already closed and there were no workers inside.
The industry is owned by Bhanu Tibadewala. According the Shankar Thakur, the manager at the industry, the raw materials of doormat and important machinery at the industry have also been damaged in the inferno.
Nepal Army, the Armed Police Force and the Nepal Police personnel as well as the Itahari fire brigade made attempts to douse the fire after some time it started.
Fire trucks from Dharan, Inaruwa, Biratnagar, Duhabi and Sundarharaincha were immediately called into service thereby bringing the huge inferno under control and preventing further damage, said Shiva Kumar Shrestha, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Area Police Office Itahari.
He said the cause of the fire is not yet ascertained and the extent of damage is being assessed.Follow @gorkhapost